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Easy Irish Soda Bread

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  • 4 cups flour
  • 4 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 eggs
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    Calories290Calories from Fat120
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat120
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Tina K. 4 months ago
    family loved it. my kids never like the same thing and they both enjoyed this.
    Barrett 8 months ago
    Best Irish Bread I've ever had.
    Robert Kelly 2 years ago
    It was good, just a little salty.
    Nancy Saunders 3 years ago
    I loved it. For the flour I substituted 2 cups of white whole wheat flour and 2 cups of bread flour for the white flour. It tasted great. I would recommend because it tasted wonderful and was easy to make.
    Bobbi 3 years ago
    was great. will make again.
    William H. 3 years ago
    Make this every year. Turned out great, and easy to make.
    Coorts 3 years ago
    Great recipe, I tried it with 1 cup raisins.
    catrine m. 3 years ago
    The soda bread was easy and delicious. I ate it with butter on it and a cup a tea. I did add 1 1/2 cups raisins too sweeten it up. Recipe is similar to my Irish Grandma's bread , minus the egg.
    Fritts 4 years ago
    Everyone liked it, easy to make. I felt it needed more structure, like oats.
    Kakoschke 4 years ago
    Great I just did half a recipe - perfect amount for supper with soup
    MB 4 years ago
    Very easy recipe, and the taste was also very good!
    Sherri 4 years ago
    This is good but no raisins and no caraway ..... those are two must haves in IRISH soda bread!!!🍀
    Kylie Newell 4 years ago
    very easy to make although I found it a little sweet. I'd use less sugar next time.
    Lisa T. 4 years ago
    perfect! nice flavor, went wondefully with our corned beef and cabbage.
    Rae L. 4 years ago
    So easy and tastes like a big biscuit!
    John D. 4 years ago
    You should add at least one cup of rasins to the mix. You want to boil some water and add the rasins. Cook for about 5min. And add to the mix.
    Karen W. 4 years ago
    Mine turned out great!
    Myers 4 years ago
    Super easy to make! Added more butter then called for but just added extra flavor. Definitely would make again!
    Ally Bee 5 years ago
    Great recipe. Quick and easy. Dough is lumpy but that is okay. The bread cooks up lumpy too but it has an amazing buttery flavor. Cooked mine without raisins and served with an organic jam. Delish!
    Judith Dostal 6 years ago
    Love, love this recipe! It is quick and easy and delicious. I, too, had leftover buttermilk so am making another loaf for the base of strawberry shortcake. My 2 sons and their wives loved it as I split the first loaf amongst us. My DIL suggested it for the biscuit part of the shortcake. I think I have enough buttermilk for a third loaf...will probably do. Very scone-like. If I could get hold of some clotted cream it would be great, too.
    I had never tasted soda bread before so I had no idea what to expect. I did research and compared other sites ingredients and all where very similar some with raisins some with caraway but basically the same. Easy recipe to follow, not much to it. I reminded me very much of a scone. I did add raisins but not caraway. I brought some to work and shared it with my business partner who is Irish. He thought is was very good. He did said typical soda bread is more crumbly, mine was a tiny bit cakey. If I had cooked it for a couple of minutes longer I believe it would have been just that as the outer edges where crumbly. He gave it a 4.5.
    Sharon J. 6 years ago
    I made this recipe today. I think this Irish Soda bread is delicious!!! The only change I made was to add 1 cup of raisins. It is a keeper!
    Pat O. 6 years ago
    Irish soda bread does not have baking powder or eggs. The leavening is the baking soda interacting with the buttermilk. Butter should be softened, not melted and crumbled into the dry ingredients. Sugar should not be more thAn a tablespoon. The baking powder will leave a metallic taste in the bread.