Irish Soda Bread (Bread Machine)

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Total Time
2hrs 10mins
1 hr 30 mins
40 mins

This version of Irish Soda Bread combines the sweetness of raisins and the richness of caraway with the lightness of a bread. The result is an inviting loaf equally at home in soft slices on your table or fresh from the toaster for a winning breakfast! From Electric Bread.

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  1. Combine according to your manufacturer's directions.
  2. Success Hints: Golden raisins give this bread its light flavor and look.
  3. Dark raisins may be subsituted but will make a darker, slightly heavier loaf.
  4. The sugar in the raisins creates a darker crust; use your machine's"light crust setting" if it has one.
  5. Dried butter milk can generally be found in the baking goods section of your supermarket.
  6. If you can't find buttermilk, regular dried milk can be substituted.
  7. If using delayed time bake, place raisins atop dry ingredients away from liquid.
  8. This recipe can be made using the regular, rapid and delayed time bake cycles.