N .y. C. Irish Soda Bread

Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

Classic Irish Soda Bread

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, brown sugar and ¼ teaspoon of salt.
  2. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Combine 1 beaten egg, raisins and buttermilk.
  4. Add to mixture above and stir until just moistened.
  5. On a lightly floured surface, knead gently for 12 strokes.
  6. On a greased baking sheet, shape the mixture into a 6 inch round loaf and cut a cross (4 inches wide and ¼ inch deep) in the top.
  7. Brush with the other beaten egg.
  8. Bake at 375°F for 35 minutes or until golden.