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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.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2008

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
7 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
47 mins
Yield:
12 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • 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.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

162 calories; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 2g; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 30.2g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 342mg; calories from fat 18%; fiber 1g; calcium 63mg.
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