This is a recipe from a friend. Other than that, I don’t know the source. But it’s delicious. Everyone who’s ever had it loved it, and I’ve been baking it for over a decade. Hope you like it, too! Click Irish Soda Bread recipe to view & print a pdf.
Irish Soda Bread recipe
3 cups all-purpose flour
⅔ cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt (I leave this out)
1-½ cups golden raisins, plumped in warm water & drained
2 large eggs, beaten
1-¾ cups buttermilk
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
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Preheat oven to 350℉.
Grease & flour 10” cast iron skillet or glass pie dish & set aside
Sift dry ingredients together in large bowl.
Stir in raisins
In medium bowl, beat eggs, buttermilk, and butter with a wooden spoon
Pour liquid mixture into dry mixture
Spoon dough into prepared pan and bake 55 to 60 minutes, until puffed & golden
Let cool, remove from pan and eat
This is great toasted, too.