Irish Soda Bread

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Bec6206

From "Cooking Favorites," recipes from employees and friends of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. I went there with my family when I was little, and my mom bought the cookbook.

Top Review by LonghornMama

Yummy! Made as directed with golden raisins and got a lovely loaf chock full of raisins and peppered with caraway seeds. Baked about 15 minutes longer until the middle was done. Everyone enjoyed it. I think this is best eaten right away, but the leftovers sure make a great breakfast. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven at 375 degrees and grease a 2 quart casserole.
  2. In mixing bowl mix flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  3. Stir in caraway seeds.
  4. With pastry blender cut in butter until mixture is like coarse corn meal.
  5. Add raisins.
  6. Mix buttermilk, egg and soda.
  7. Stir in flour mixture.
  8. Knead lightly on floured board.
  9. Shape into ball and place in casserole.
  10. Make 4 inch cross, 1/4 inch deep on top.
  11. Brush with beaten egg yolk.
  12. Bake 1 hour or until done.
  13. Cool 10 minutes and remove.

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