Irish Soda Bread with Raisins and Caraway

Recipe by yooper
READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Generously butter heavy ovenproof 10 to 12-inch diameter skillet with 2- to 2 1/2-inch-high sides.
  • Whisk first 5 ingredients in large bowl to blend.
  • Add butter, using fingertips, rub in until coarse crumbs form.
  • Stir in raisins and caraway seeds.
  • Whisk buttermilk and egg in medium bowl to blend.
  • Add to dough; using wooden spoon, stir just until incorporated.
  • Dough will be very sticky.
  • Transfer dough to prepared skillet; smooth top, mounding slightly in center.
  • Using small sharp knife dipped into flour, cut 1-inch-deep X in top center of dough.
  • Bake until bread is cooked through and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Cool bread in skillet 10 minutes.
  • Turn out onto rack and cool completely.