Orange-Raisin Soda Bread

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
20 mins
45 mins

An easy and delicious moist quick bread.The sweetness of the raisins enhance the light orange flavour. A variation of Irish soda bread. Homemade Irish Soda Bread is as much a part of Irish culture as the love of a cup of tea. Recipe from Kraft Canada.

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  1. Mix flour, 1/2 cup of the cereal, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda in medium bowl.
  2. Gradually add oil, stirring until mixture forms fine crumbs; Add raisins; mix well.
  3. Place buttermilk, eggs, and orange peel in a large bowl; beat with wire whisk until well blended.
  4. Add flour mixture into buttermilk mixture; stir until just moistened.
  5. Place dough on floured surface; knead 10 times.
  6. Shape into a ball; place on greased baking sheet which has been sprinkled with the remaining 2 tbsp of cereal.
  7. Flatten ball to 7 inch round loaf; cut 1/4 inch deep 4 inch long "X" in the center of the loaf.
  8. Bake at 350°F for 40-45 minutes, or until golden brown; cool on wire rack.