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Old-Fashioned Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
William Rice
Added: Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups golden raisins
2 tablespoons caraway seeds
Juice of 2 oranges
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup canola oil
1 3/4 cups low-fat buttermilk
1 medium egg, well beaten
2 egg whites
1/4 cup apple sauce
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350

Lightly spray or wipe a 12-to14-inch cast iron skillet with vegetable oil. Line the pan with waxed paper and set aside. In a small saucepan over low heat, place the raisins and orange juice and macerate until the raisins are plump. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients and mix well. Drain the raisins and add them to the dry mixture until coated. In a small bowl, combine the oil, buttermilk, egg, egg whites and applesauce. Add to the dry ingredients and mix well. Pour the batter into the prepared skillet and smooth the top. Drizzle the melted butter over the dough.

Bake for 1 hour or unitl golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 slices
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe has won the family St Patrick's Day Irish soda bread bake-off. It is a best served warm right out of the skillet.

 

 

 

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