Irish Soda Bread with Raisins

Irish Soda Bread With Raisins Recipe
Oxmoor House
A favorite St. Patrick's Day recipe, classic Irish soda bread is leavened with baking soda and some type of acidic ingredient, usually buttermilk. Raisins add sweetness to this hearty bread.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes
Other: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 30.2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 342 mg
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fiber 1 g
Calcium 63 mg

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
3/4 cup raisins
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in raisins. Add buttermilk; stir with a fork just until moist.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 or 4 times.

Press dough into an 8-inch round pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Cut into 12 wedges.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2008
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