Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Easy Easy Irish Soda Bread

Here is an easy recipe for yummy Irish Soda Bread. Eat it with butter and a little jam, or with a stew or corned beef!!

1 1/3 cup buttermilk
3 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar                        * add a fruit...raisins, golden raisins, currants, dried cranberries
2 T. salt
1 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
4 T. cold butter diced.

Sift dry ingredients together, and incorporate butter with a fork.
Slowly pour in buttermilk and mix gently until dough holds together.
Fold in fruit

Turn out on floured board and shape into a circle, patting flour all around the loaf.
Score the top with a 1 inch deep X
Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees.

This recipe is delicious with savory or sweet and especially with a nice cup of tea.
* Makes an easy and wonderful gift too!

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