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 recipePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
1loaf (12 wedges) 20minutes 45minutes
Servings Prep Time
1loaf (12 wedges) 20minutes
Cook Time
Portions: loaf (12 wedges)
Portions: loaf (12 wedges)
  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.