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Irish Soda Bread

Makes: 16 servings Yield: 1 loaf
Prep 15 mins Bake 375°F 30 mins
Irish Soda Bread
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 3  tablespoons  margarine or butter
  • 1/4  cup  raisins (optional)
  • 1  egg white, slightly beaten
  • 3/4  cup  buttermilk
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
Directions

1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Cut in margarine or butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in raisins, if desired. Make a well in the center of the mixture.

2. In a small mixing bowl combine egg white and buttermilk. Add all at once to dry mixture. Stir just until moistened.

3. On a lightly floured surface knead dough 10 to 12 strokes until nearly smooth. Shape into a 7-inch round loaf.

4. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray Place bread dough on baking sheet. With a sharp knife, make 2 slashes in the top to form an X.

5. Bake in a 375 degree F oven about 30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm. Makes 1 loaf (16 servings).

Nutrition Facts (Irish Soda Bread)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 82,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 12,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 127,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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