My Great Grandma's Irish Soda Bread
4 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups buttermilk
1 cup raisins (optional)
Mix dry ingredients together.
Add raisins and mix until well coated.
Add buttermilk and mix by hand.
Sprinkle flour on board and knead for 5 minutes. Will be sticky, but should not dry out.
Flour and grease 9” round pan.
Press dough into mound.
Cut 1/2 inch slits across the top.
Bake at 350 for 1 hour 15 minutes.
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My husband and I LOVE this bread, but it is always better if you can eat it right out of the oven:)