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Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Betty DeLong
Added: Saturday, January 21, 2006


3 c. flour
3 T. sugar
1 t. baking solda
3/4 t. salt
9 T. butter
1 T. caraway seed
1/2 c. golden raisins
1/3 c. dried currants
1 c. buttermilk for dough
1 1/2 T. buttermilk for brushing

Combine flour, sugar, soda and salt. Cut in butter until
fine crumbs form. Mix in caraway, raisins and currants;
add buttermilk for dough. Stir until evenly moistened.

Gather dough into a ball and knead about 16 turns on a
lightly floured board. Pat into a smooth ball, then into a
flat 1-in. thick round. Place on greased baking sheet.

Slash and X about 1/4 in. deep completely across each
round; brush with remaining buttermilk. Bake in a 375
degree oven until deep golden, 30-35 minutes. Serve

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