Whiskey Soda Bread

Oxmoor House
8 to 10 servings


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1 cup raisins
1/2 cup Irish whiskey
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/3 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted


Soak raisins in Irish whiskey overnight.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and orange rind in a large bowl; mix well. Stir in raisin mixture, blending well.

Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add to flour mixture, stirring well. Stir in butter, mixing well.

Spoon batter into a greased 2- quart casserole. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into squares, and serve with Whiskey Butter.

Created date

February 2010