Favourite Irish Soda Bread

“My best friend, Rita, shared this irresistible Irish soda bread recipe. It bakes up high, with a golden brown top and a combination of sweet and savoury flavours.” — Jan Alfano, Prescott, Arizona

Favourite Irish soda bread recipe
Favourite Irish Soda Bread
Favourite Irish Soda Bread
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
1loaf (12 wedges) 20minutes 45minutes
Servings Prep Time
1loaf (12 wedges) 20minutes
Cook Time
45minutes
Ingredients
Portions: loaf (12 wedges)
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: loaf (12 wedges)
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine first five ingredients. Stir in raisins. Set aside 1 tablespoon beaten egg. In a bowl, combine buttermilk, oil and remaining eggs; stir into flour mixture just until moistened (dough will be sticky). Transfer to a greased 9-in. round baking pan; brush top with reserved egg.
  2. Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool. Cut into wedges.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 wedge: 227 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 447mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fibre), 6g protein.