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Irish Soda Bread

15 years ago

There are thousands of recipes for this, but some of you asked for the one I used...

Irish Soda Bread......Kathleen

4 Cups flour

1 teasp salt

4 teasp baking powder

1 teasp baking soda

3/4 Cup sugar

2 teasp caraway seed

1 cup raisins

2 Cups buttermilk

3 T soft butter

1 egg

1 t vanilla

Sift dry ingredients. Mix in the seeds and raisins. Add buttermilk and vanilla and mix.

add beaten egg, and 3 T soft butter...mix

Put in 2 greased loaf pans, or 1 10 in round pan. Cut an x to let the steam escape.

Bake in a preheated 350 deg oven...30 to 35 min for loaf pan, 50 for the round. Check center to be sure it is done, but don't overbake.

5 min before you remove from oven brush with whole milk.

This can be doubled.

You can omit the seeds.

Notes..I add a splash of OJ to the batter...

I use my KA mixer to do all of the above.

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