soda bread recipe

Irish soda bread ~ yummy with cheese, cream, jam & butter, or just plain
Irish soda bread ~ yummy with cheese, cream, jam & butter, or just plain

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.


6 thoughts on “soda bread recipe”

    1. ACK!!! Immediately fixed the typo – THANK YOU ! ! !
      Takes a real friend to point out an error, and so nicely!
      Will make a note not to prepare things so late at night…


      1. it was way too funny!! i had to read that sentence twice to make sure you had really wrote that! 🙂 thanks for brighting my day!


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