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Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Added: Thursday, April 10, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups sifted flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
1/4 cup shortening or margarine
1 egg, well beaten
1 1/3 cup buttermilk
1 cup seedless raisins
2 tbsp caraway seeds

Directions:
Directions:
Measure and sift together into a large bowl: sifted flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, soda. Add shortening or margarine. Cut shortening into flour with fingers until mixture has consistency of coarse corn meal. Add, stirring quickly: egg, buttermilk, raisins and caraway seeds. Turn dough onto a well-floured board. Using lightly floured fingers, knead dough lightly, then shape it into a 8" circle and place in a well greased 8" pan. With a sharp knife, lightly floured, make a lengthwise and crosswise cut through dough. Bake in hot oven, 400, for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.

 

 

 

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