Cork County Irish Bread

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Midwest Maven

This is the best Irish Soda Bread recipe ever! It comes out crunchy on the outside and soft, sweet and moist inside. I got this from an old Irish cookbook in high school to make for an Irish feast we had in history class.

Top Review by Amber M.

OMG. Better than expected! The perfect balance of savory and sweet. So fluffy with a gorgeous crust. I sifted the flour before use and didn't have buttermilk on hand so I used a mixture of 1% milk, sour cream, lemon and vinegar. Worked a treat!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl; mix well and add raisins.
  2. Beat eggs in a smaller bowl.
  3. Add buttermilk to eggs and beat until combined.
  4. Add egg mixture to butter and dry ingredients.
  5. Stir until moistened.
  6. Pour into greased layer cake pan or pie pan. (Dough will be very thick and dense).
  7. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour.
  8. *Delicious served hot with butter!*.

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