It’s not St. Patrick’s Day without Irish Soda Bread. This delicious Irish Soda Bread recipe has been passed down in my family from the Irish immigrants 3 generations ago and I look forward to it every year! So enjoy some authentic Irish Soda Bread.
Irish Soda Bread Recipe
Bake at 375 For about 35-40 minutes – or – until it looks done.
- 4 cups flour
- ¼ cup sugar
- 1 Tbs. baking powder
- 1 tps. baking soda
- Pinch of salt (about 1 tps.)
- Stick of butter
- 1 ½ cups buttermilk – or add a drop of vinegar to regular milk
- 1 egg
- 1 cup of raisins
Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt.
Cut the half butter into the mix using a knife and a fork until coarse.
Mix milk and egg together in a cup and add to flour mix
Stir until all the mix is wet – do not over mix
Add to greased pan in drops from fork Use 2 round pans or 2 bread pans or one 8 x 10 … whichever pan you have
Drop pieces of butter – cut into small pieces onto the top of bread
Serve with room temperature butter!
For a sweeter more dessert bread twist substitute dried cranberries for the raisins and add brown sugar to the top.