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Barbara Lee Seery's Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Courtney Coleman
Added: Monday, October 20, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups of sifted flour
1/2 cup of sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
2 eggs
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1/2 lb. raisins
2/-3 Tbs. caraway seeds

Directions:
Directions:
Grease a 9" cake pan or pie tin.

mix first 5 ingredients together in a large bowl. With your fingers, rub the butter into the dry ingredients. Add raisins and caraway seeds and toss with your hands. In a separate bowl, beat eggs with the buttermilk. Pour egg mixture into the dry ingredients and mix with wooden spoon. (the dough will be heavy and sticky.) Flour your hands, and gently knead the dough into a lround loaf. Place in the greased pan and dust the top lightly with flour. Using the handle end of a fork, cut a deep cross in the top of the dough and bake for about 1 hour at 350.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma Loie, Uncle Russ and I all agree this may be the finest soda bread ever. I always make at least 2 sometimes 4 loaves because it dissapears so fast! -Uncle Court

 

 

 

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