Irish Soda Bread with Currants and Caraway Seeds

Irish Soda Bread with Currants and Caraway Seeds Recipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Rise: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Bake: 35 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 209
Fat 5 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 346 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 pound frozen pizza dough, thawed in refrigerator
2/3 cup dried currants
1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Brush an 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch loaf pan with 1 Tbsp. melted butter.

2. Flatten out dough on a lightly floured surface, sprinkle with one third of currants and caraway seeds, and knead in. Repeat with remaining currants and caraway seeds until all are kneaded into dough. Shape into a loaf, transfer to loaf pan, cover with a clean kitchen towel and allow to rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 1/2 hours.

3. Position rack in middle of oven and preheat to 375°F. Brush dough with remaining melted butter, sprinkle with salt and bake until golden brown, 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack. Slice and serve.

Note:

March 2011
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