Tales from the Bonny Blue House

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Irish Soda Bread

When Grandma landed at Ellis Island those many years ago she brought very little with her. One treasure she did pack was her Irish Soda Bread recipe. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Grandma's Soda Bread 4 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tbsp caraway 1 stick butter cut up 1 cup raisins 1 1/3 cup buttermilk 2 eggs Sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder & baking soda. Stir in caraway. Cut butter in using a fork. Squeeze flour together. Add raisins. Beat buttermilk and eggs and add to flour mixture. Knead about 25 times shape and bake @350 for one hour.


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