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Original Irish Soda Bread Recipe
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Irish Soda Bread

Traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: irish
Keyword: authentic, raisin, soda bread
Servings: 6
Calories: 580kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cup Flour
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup softened Butter
  • 1/4 cup melted Butter
  • 1 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Grease a baking sheet.
  • Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • Add 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup buttermilk and egg to dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Flour work surface.
  • Turn out dough and knead briefly.
  • Shape dough into a round shape and place on prepared sheet.
  • Whisk together 1/4 cup melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk.
  • Brush loaf with buttermilk mixture.
  • Cut an X in the top of the loaf.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  • Brush with buttermilk mixture every 15 minutes or so while baking.

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Notes

This is the best authentic Irish recipe for traditional soda bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 580kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 883mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 831IU | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 4mg