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Irish Soda Bread

This is delicious served warm, spread with butter and jam, or cooled.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup raisins (optional)
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Cut butter into flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  2. Stir in raisins and enough buttermilk to make a soft dough.
  3. Turn onto lightly floured surface; knead until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Shape into round loaf, about 6 1/2 inches in diameter.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  6. Cut an X about 1/4 through center of loaf with floured knife.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees F until golden brown, 35 to 45 minutes.
  8. Brush with butter if desired.

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