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Peggy's Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Peggy's Irish Soda Bread, by , is from The Donovan Family Online Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Chester
Added: Thursday, January 13, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 T sugar
3 T butter
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Make corn meal-like mix out of the dry ingredients. Add raisins. Gradually add milk until it holds together. Shape into a ball and knead on floured surface for a few minutes. Place ball on cookie sheet and make a cross on the top of the ball. Bake 350 for 25 minutes. If top needs a little browning, raise oven temp to 400 for last 5-8 minutes.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This won first prize at the first Donovan family soda bread contest back in the early 1990's. Maybe it was the cross I made on the top that helped me that year.

 

 

 

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