Irish Soda Bread
Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Irish-inspired round quick bread recipe made with buttermilk and currants or raisins is a new take on traditional Irish soda bread.

The Story Behind the Recipe
12
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter cut into chunks

1 1/4 cups buttermilk  

1/2 cup currants or raisins

 

 *Substitute 4 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 1 1/4 cups. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all ingredients except buttermilk and currants in bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk and currants just until moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 10 times. Shape into ball. Place onto prepared baking sheet. Pat into 6-inch circle. Cut 1/2 inch deep “X” in top of dough with sharp knife.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition

180Calories
6Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
360Sodium (mg)
30Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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  March 15, 2017

Perfect! I also added at least one tablespoon of Caraway seeds. Just not Irish Soda Bread without them. Made double the recipe as we love the leftovers toasted with butter for breakfast.

— says Raffaela
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  March 11, 2016

I've been baking this several times and always came out perfectly. Though I changed a couple things on this recipe: I baked for 45 minutes and added a tablespoon of Caraway seeds. My Irish hubby loves it and always made his day a happy day when he see that I'm baking this.

— says Charvey34
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