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.