Irish Soda Bread - Nance and Robyn make the same recipe
Cuisine: Irish!
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Serves: 8
  • 3½ c. all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ c. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ lb raisins (optional)(yuck)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1½ c. buttermilk
  • 2 T melted butter
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Grease and flour a round 9-inch cake pan.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together. Add raisins, if you're using them. (Yuck.)
  4. In a separate bowl mix eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter. Add to dry ingredients and stir until completely mixed.
  5. Pour into your prepared pan. Cut a cross about 1½ inches deep across the top center of the dough.
  6. Bake for 50 - 60 minutes, until the bread is golden brown. (Note: mine took 45 minutes.)
  7. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then remove to a rack until cool enough to handle.
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