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Irish Bread Recipe

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Shelley Cutter
Added: Saturday, January 10, 2009


In large bowl, mix:
4 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
1 T. caraway seeds
1/4 t. salt
2 c. raisins

Mix well in separate bowl:
2 T. melted butter
2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs

Stir liquids into dry ingredients until just melted.
Pour into greased 12 in cast iron skillet (bread pan works fine)

Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
Reduce to 350 and bake for 45-50 minutes.
Cool on rack.
Serve warm with butter and jam.




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