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My Great Grandma's Irish Soda Bread

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Why I Love This Recipe

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

Ingredients You'll Need

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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