Irish Soda Bread


Traditional Irish soda bread with the flavours of caraway and raisins-best served fresh from the oven!

Easy Serves
SKILL LEVEL 16 slices
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
1 teaspoon caraway seed
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup shortening
1-1/2 cups raisins
1 egg
1-1/2 cups buttermilk
1 egg white

Preheat oven to 325º F.

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, caraway seed, salt, and
baking soda in large mixing bowl. Cut in shortening until
mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Stir in raisins, egg, and buttermilk; mix until ingredients are just
blended (dough will be somewhat dry).

Turn out onto well floured surface and with floured hands
knead dough 8 to 10 strokes. Shape dough into a ball; place in
greased 2 quart round casserole dish. Brush dough with egg

Bake 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted
in center comes out clean. (Cover top of bread with foil after 1
hour of baking to prevent over browning). Cool bread in
casserole dish 10 minutes. Remove bread from casserole and
cool completely on wire rack.

TIP:  Golden currents can be substituted for the raisins.

Total Time
Bake Time 1 hour, 20 minutes
Cool Time 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Valeur nutritive

Per Serving / Par portion
1/16 of recipe
Calories  210
Fat / Lipides  4 g
Saturated / saturés  1 g
Carbohydrate / Glucides  39 g
Fibre / Fibres  2 g
Sugars / Sucres   g
Cholesterol / Cholestérol  16 mg
Protein / Protéins  5 mg
Sodium  110 mg
Potassium   mg
Calcium   mg
Iron / Fer   mg

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