This tasty bread comes together in no time and is the perfect addition to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Easy Irish Soda Bread
Pre-heat oven to 400. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
Then add softened butter to dry ingredients until it is well mixed.
In a small bowl mix together the buttermilk and egg.
Then add buttermilk and egg mixture into dry ingredients until well mixed.
Then mix raisins with a little bit of flour and add raisins into batter. Knead them into dough batter.
Place dough on a floured work surface and knead. Shape into a round loaf. Then place on parchment covered cookie sheet and cut a cross in the top. bake for 15 minutes then reduce heat to 350 and cook for another 15-20 minutes.
Let cool on cooling rack, then cut and serve with butter and a nice cup of coffee.
Preparation time: 5-7 minutes. Cooking time: 30-35 minute(s). Number of servings (yield): 10-12.