Angie's Irish Soda Bread

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

This is the soda bread I grew up with that my mother always made. We had it year-round and not just for St. Patrick's Day.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease loaf pan and set aside.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda; stir in sugar and butter to combine. Add raisins, stirring to combine. Add eggs and buttermilk.
  3. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour. Let cool and serve.
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5 5

Wow, Jackie, grew up with this beautiful bread, you were very fortunate. My dh & I enjoyed this treat so much that I have made it twice already and I am planning on making it again this week. What a great recipe, quick, really easy to make, with tremdendous results. We were really impressed with the flavor and texture of this bread. Beautiful crust and crumb. I used golden raisins and made exactly as written, wouldn't change a thing. It was excellent served warm with butter, cold with jam and out of this world when lightly toasted. Thank you for sharing a recipe that I have placed in my best of 2012 cookbook. Kudos.

5 5

Absolutely wonderful and oh so pretty too! This is the lightest and most flavorful Irish soda bread we've ever had. Thanks for sharing!

5 5

This bread is AWESOME. I usually make the one with caraway seeds, this one is so different,<br/>and so wonderful......My husband and I ate half the loaf when it came from the oven......LOVE!!