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Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jody Kaminicki
Added: Friday, September 26, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups flour
1 T. baking powder
3 T. sugar
1 t. salt
3/4 t. baking soda
6 T. butter or margarine
1 1/2 c. raisins
2 eggs
1 1/2 c buttermilk

Directions:
Directions:
oven to 350. Grease 2 qt. round casserole. In large bowl with fork mix first 5 ingredients. With 2 knives or pastry blender cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in raisins.

In small bowl with fork beat eggs slightly. Remove 1 T. and reserve. Stir buttermilk into remaining egg. Stir into flour mixture just until flour is moistened (dough will be sticky). On floured surface knead about 10 strokes to mix thoroughly. Shape into a ball. Place in casserole. In center of ball, with sharp knife, cut a 4" cross about 1/2" deep. Brush dough with reserved egg.

Bake about 1 hour 20 mins.; until toothpick comes out clean

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was submitted by a parent for my 3rd grade cookbook. It's the best fresh out of the oven with butter!

 

 

 

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