Dena's Irish Soda Bread

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Soda Bread
Caldwell House

Soda Bread

Quick, easy and very Irish, this Irish Soda Bread recipe is a long-honored house specialty at The Caldwell House Bed & Breakfast in Salisbury Mills, New York, and a festive way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day all month long. Take a piece, or two, before a little leprechaun comes around and eats the whole thing!

12
Servings
357
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Directions:

  • 3 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Golden Raisins
  • 1 Tablespoon Caraway Seeds
  • 2/3 Cups Sugar

Directions

Directions:

1. Mix flour, sugar, baking power, baking soda, salt, caraway seeds and raisins together until nicely blended.

2. Add beaten eggs, buttermulk and melted butter.

3. Stir and pour into loaf pan.

4. Bake at 350-degrees for about an hour (until toothpick comes out clean).

*Try to wait until it cools to have a piece, lathered with butter!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
15g
17%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
58g
45%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
74mg
7%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
45µg
11%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
40mg
13%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
207mg
30%
Selenium, Se
8µg
15%
Sodium, Na
552mg
37%
Water
31g
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.