MY GREAT GRANDMA'S IRISH SODA BREAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 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)

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

My husband and I LOVE this bread, but it is always better if you can eat it right out of the oven:)

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