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Helen Doyle's Irish Soda Bread

Yield 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat buttermilk
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 171
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • fat 0.6 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 4.6 g
  • carbohydrate 37.6 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 264 mg
  • calcium 81 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Add buttermilk; stir well until a dough forms. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 3 to 4 times. Pat dough into an 8-inch round cakepan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean and bread is golden. Let cool in pan 5 minutes; loosen edges of bread with a knife. Remove from pan; let cool on a wire rack. Cut into wedges.