Whiskey Irish Soda Bread

Whiskey Irish Soda Bread
Whiskey Irish Soda Bread

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Whiskey Irish Soda Bread

Irish soda bread is a time-honored, traditional Irish recipe. Mixed with an assortment of spices or dried fruits, Irish soda bread really absorbs the nuances of whatever subtle ingredients that are used. It takes on a whole new dimension when bold whiskey is infused into the dough.

8
Servings
429
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Celebrity Chef & TV Personality Kristin Sollenne is an Executive Chef / Culinary Director, Certified Nutritionist & Wellness Consultant.
As a rising culinary star and Food Network Judge, Chef Kristin Sollenne has been making headlines for her contemporary food philosophy, lightened-up Italian fare, and approachable cooking tips, with regular appearances on WCBS’s Morning News and WLNY’s Live from the Couch, as well as a feature on NBC’s Today show, Fox5 Good Day New York, Fox Business and guest judge on NBC’s Beat Bobby Flay and Kitchen Casino.

Ingredients

  • 3 ¼ cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup whiskey
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup crushed pistachios

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk, Irish whiskey, raisins, and pistachios. Mix until just moistened.

Place dough on a floured surface, knead 10 times, and shape it in to a round loaf, 2 ½ inches thick. Place on greased baking sheet. Cut deep ½-inch “X” in top of dough. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
21g
23%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
63g
48%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
16µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
114mg
11%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
23mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
285mg
41%
Selenium, Se
18µg
33%
Sodium, Na
625mg
42%
Water
33g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Irish Shopping Tip

Look to specialty stores or the ethnic aisle of your supermarket to find exotic ingredients.

Irish Cooking Tip

Try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.