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This was like the best irish soda bread. It was the first time that I've ever made irish soda bread w/caraway seeds in it and at first they took me by suprise, but then they really added a new depth to this bread. The sour cream kept this moist and delisious...wonderful toasted with some butter, thx.

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Katrina March 19, 2004

I made this and it was very good and easy to make. I didn't have any Caraway seeds so I left those out and it was still good. I'll make it again sometime and add those.

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chris H #2 March 18, 2004

What a great recipe. I've never seen carraway seeds in soda bread before, but they were a definite bonus. I made this in a deep, round cake pan and followed the recipe excatly. Delicious. Just perfect for my St Patrick's Day dinner, thank you so much for posting this, Steve.

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Kate in Katoomba March 16, 2004

I made this gluten-free by switching out the flour for plain gluten-free all purpose flour, added an extra egg, and added about half again the amount of baking soda to help with lift, and the bread turned out amazing!! Very few recipes translate over to gluten free well, but this was awesome. Going to be a regular addition in our house!! Nice not to miss out!

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Georgia S. March 20, 2016

Delicious and moist (most other recipes I've tried were so dry). Followed the recipe exactly, was quick and simple. The only problem is there wasn't any left for 'later'!!

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Carole March 18, 2016

Excellent -- and very easy -- recipe. It was the best Irish soda bread I have ever had, lighter -- something to eat and enjoy, not use as a door stop. Skipped the caraway seeds, added some craisins. I will make this again.

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jec March 15, 2016

This bread was wonderful. The only thing I did that was not in the recipe was to brown 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, let cool, and then mixed it in to the dough before cooking. I do this with all my baked goods to give them that "comfort" flavor.

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Shannon Clay March 06, 2016

Fantastic!!! Loved it! Very easy to make, moist and tons of flavor.

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Michael K. March 01, 2016

This is a really great recipe, the only reason I give it 4 stars instead of 5 is that it was a big glob of dough in the middle... it needs to be checked every 5 minutes at the end with a knife or a toothpick. I'm happy to have discovered Soda Bread... it's my first time both making it and eating it. It reminds me of cake without so many sugar calories! Cant wait to make it again, and it works great in a springform pan. Thanks!

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Chef TanyaW March 18, 2015

This is so good! It tastes great and it's so easy I pretty much have the recipe memorized. I use half of the caraway seed and dried cranberries instead of raisins because of a few picky eaters but it comes out wonderfully. Thanks for sharing!

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makennarose94 October 17, 2014
Irish Rosie's Irish Soda Bread