15 Reviews

Lovely. Really "Irish" soda bread is just a scone, isn't it? I added caraway seeds. So tender and luscious. Perfect with corned beef, scalloped cabbage and white beans with paprika. MMmmmmmm!

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KWB March 02, 2010

This was nice, quick recipe for soda bread. I really appreciated the ability to make it healthy by using 2 cups of white flour and 2 cups of wheat (like VickiKech I'm sure the texture would have been slightly better had I followed instructions to a T). I used Splenda and raisins. Also, I used a light Parkay spread instead of butter. My loaf baked up quicker than the stated time. 3/28/08- One year later, and I wanted to make this bread for St. Patty's day. However, I didn't have yogurt on hand so I substituted unsweetened applesauce and it was delish! I believe that the applesauce made the bread moister. Next time, I've been requested to make this bread with chocolate chips instead of raisins. Yum!

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nyc4me03 March 29, 2008

Excellent Recipe tasted delicious I'm only sharing this because due to allergies and what was in the house.... ((Also I was looking for a sweet dessert like bread for a 5 year old )) I did have to change some things so passing on what worked for those who might be in a similar predicament 1) Like someone else had done I used applesauce instead of yogurt 2) I used Refined coconut oil instead of butter 3) I used Raisin instead of currents? But as I said it came out perfect as a dough though it is a bit sticky but I didn't have much issue needing it.... Enjoy!!

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Maureen J. March 19, 2016

Really good! Used Stoneyfield Farms fat free plain yogurt with good results. Love caraway seeds in soda bread but forgot to add them, definitely will next time. Really liked this healthy version. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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LonghornMama April 03, 2011

This was great! I will definitely make this again, though I want to try different dried fruits next time. Thanks!

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This Spatula September 14, 2009

This was pretty good actually. One of the few with w/w flour. I made it quite plain (w/o caraway seeds or currants) for a bean stew I was serving. I loved it and am looking forward to having it with yogurt cheese. I never could stir in the yogurt but kneaded it in.

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NM Patricia October 20, 2008

THis was my first "go" at Irish Soda Bread. The recipe is easy to follow, but I found that the Whole Wheat Flour made the dough a little too dry to work with. HOWEVER, it tasted great after it was done cooking. It was a little less sweet than store bought Soda Bread (possibly beacuse I used splenda not sugar), but was perfect with dinner (and alone afterwards with a cup of tea!). I used regular raisins instead of currants. I will make this again!

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cros8380 March 23, 2008

This was my first attempt at making Irish Soda Bread. It came out wonderful! I did halve the recipe using 100% whole wheat pastry flour, raisins, and little less sugar. I was worried that the dough was too wet (sticky) but it was fine. I checked the bread at 30 mins and baked for an hour in total. Definitely better than any store bought Irish Soda Bread that I've ever had.

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Lil'PG March 15, 2008

Fantastic Soda Bread!!! I was making this because I was out of bread and out of yeast. I used 1/2 cup of brown sugar and a combination of sour cream and yogurt because I did not have enough yogurt. I added the caraway seeds but not the raisins. We ate 3/4 of the loaf while it was still warm. I will definitely make this again as it was super easy and super good!!! Thanks Barb Gertz for posting a winner!!!!

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Cookie16 February 24, 2008

Made this to go with corned beef and cabbage for St. Paddy's day.DH loved it and so did I. Made a couple changes to suit our taste.I used real sugar but reduced to 1/4 cup, olive oil to replace the butter and left out the currants because I didn't have any. It was very good. This morning we sliced left overs and toasted in skillet and enjoyed again. Thanks for a keeper, Barb.

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beancooker March 18, 2007
Irish Soda Bread