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How to Make Irish Soda Bread with Raisins Recipe

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About this Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Description: If you are reading this Irish Soda Bread with Raisins recipe, “Top of the Morning to you!”. Chances are, Saint Patrick’s Day is approaching. That’s when most of us eat Irish Soda Bread. We hope once you try it, you will have Irish Soda Bread at other times of the year.

Yield:  1 loaf

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Irish Soda Bread Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

5 tablespoons sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

3 tablespoons butter, softened

1 cup buttermilk

2/3 cup raisins

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How to Make Irish Soda Bread Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Spray an 8-inch-diameter cake pan with cooking oil spray.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, 4 tablespoons of sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Add butter and mix together until coarse.
  5. In a second bowl, add buttermilk.
  6. Gradually stir dry ingredients into milk to blend.
  7. Mix in raisins.
  8. Shape the dough into a ball.
  9. Place dough onto the cake pan and flatten slightly. Do not bring the dough to the edges of the pan.
  10. Sprinkle dough with the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
  11. Bake the bread for 40 minutes, until brown. Use a toothpick to test for doneness.
  12. Cool bread in the pan for 10 minutes.
  13. Transfer to a wire rack.
  14. Serve warm or at room temperature with butter or margarine.

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