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This tasty bread comes together in no time and is the perfect addition to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Course Snack
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Easy Irish Soda Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 slices


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg


  1. 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.

  2. Then add softened butter to dry ingredients until it is well mixed.
  3. In a small bowl mix together the buttermilk and egg.
  4. Then add buttermilk and egg mixture into dry ingredients until well mixed.
  5. Then mix raisins with a little bit of flour and add raisins into batter. Knead them into dough batter.
  6. 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.
  7. Let cool on cooling rack, then cut and serve with butter and a nice cup of coffee.

Recipe Notes

Preparation time: 5-7 minutes. Cooking time: 30-35 minute(s). Number of servings (yield): 10-12.