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Irish Soda Bread with a delicious golden crust on the outside, moist and fluffy on the inside, and generously studded with plump raisins is the best quick bread loaf you'll ever have! It's perfect for all your St. Patrick's celebrations but just as good all year long
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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread with a delicious golden crust on the outside, moist and fluffy on the inside, and generously studded with plump raisins is the best quick bread loaf you'll ever have! It's perfect for all your St. Patrick's celebration.
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 395kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  • Grease a round casserole or loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add butter and cut into the flour using a pastry blender. Add raisins.
  • In a small bowl, combine eggs and buttermilk. Whisk together until well-blended. 
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the liquid. Mix together just until combined.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared loaf pan and bake in a 350 F oven for 1 hour. 
  • Remove from heat and allow to slightly cool. Remove from pan and slice into desired thickness.

Nutrition

Serving: 145g | Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 427mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 3mg