Irish soda bread heading into the oven.
Here is the finished product.
Ron loved it and particularly enjoys it as a breakfast treat.
Irish soda bread is easy to make and is wonderful as breakfast or with a hearty soup.
Irish Soda Bread
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" loaf pan.
Whisk together in a large bowl:
- 1 2/3 cup flour
- 5 tbs sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup raisins or dried cranberries (I chose cranberries)
- 2 tsp caraway seeds
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 stick of melted butter (still warm)
Scrape into loaf pan and spread evenly.
Slash a large X about 1/2" deep on top of the batter.
Bake 45-50 minutes.
Let cool 5-10 minutes before unmolding.