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Irish Soda Bread

Vegetarian • 30 mins to prepare • Serves 16


1/2 cup Currants, dried
1/2 cup Golden raisins, seedless


1 Egg, large

Baking & Spices

3 cups Bread flour or all-purpose flour, white unbleached
1 tbsp Caraway seeds
1 tbsp Ener-g baking soda
1 tbsp Featherweight baking powder
5 tbsp Granulated sugar

Oils & Vinegars

1 Cooking spray, Nonstick


1/4 cup Butter, unsalted
2 cups Buttermilk, lowfat
Better Homes and Gardens

Traditional Irish Soda Bread gets an update with golden raisins and dried currants. More St. Patrick's Day recipes:

  • Carina Wiid Kenny
    Carina Wiid Kenny • 1 year ago

    Fruit soda bread (with raisins & sometimes dried fruit e.g. Apricot) is delicious and is quite common in Ireland, although the texture is rougher / drier than the bread pictured above.

  • Sandi Collar
    Sandi Collar • 1 year ago

    Thats just how my mom used to make it! It was the best part of St. Patricks Day dinner!

  • Dawn Stewart
    Dawn Stewart • 20 weeks ago

    haven't made this yet , I will be very soon after trip to the market. Looks and sounds yummy.

  • Gerry Pinion
    Gerry Pinion • 19 weeks ago

    I LOVE all Irish breads....nothing better in the morning to have a cup of tea with real Irish soda bread!

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