Irish Applesauce Soda Bread

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by A Messy Cook

This is a delicious, low fat bread.

Top Review by Girli P.

I was looking for a recipe for soda bread that would have applesauce, and I found this. The only reason I tweaked it is because I didn't have raisins, and I decided to see if coconut cooking oil would work just as well as butter (because we were running low, and I wanted it ON the bread!). I'm very happy with how it came out! I baked it in a convection oven, so it was actually done in about 20minutes. Thanks for sharing this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  2. In small bowl, combine buttermilk, applesauce and butter.
  3. Add applesauce mixture to flour mixture; stir until dough forms a ball.
  4. Turn out onto floured surface and knead raisins into dough.
  5. Pat dough into 7-inch round and place in sprayed 8-inch round baking pan; cut ¼-inch deep cross into top of dough and brush with milk.
  6. Bake 35 minutes at 375 degrees, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan 10 minutes, invert onto wire rack, turn right side up, and cool completely.

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