Recipe by Arlene Costello/Agnes Walters
"This recipe was given to me by my mother, Agnes Walters. It is made with sour cream and always comes out moist and keeps for several days."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
Very good - as everyone said - it's a little cake-like, but definitely has the texture of a soft bread. And once it's toasted, it's out of this world (slice it thick b4 toasting). The sweetness is sublte onced it's done - just how we like it. (Similar to sweet Hawaiin bread) I use either currants or small dried blueberries. I think raisins are too big for this bread. I've also used this to make french toast. Slice it then let it sit out for a day to get drier. Taste and texture is like brioche. I've also added a little buttermilk or milk, whatever I have one hand, when my dough is a litte too dry About 1-2 tablespoons at most. (1 pint sour cream = 2 cups) Tip- cover tightly with foil after it's done and let it steam for 30 min. or longer. This will lock in the moisture. A trick for all loaf breads.
An interesting version of Irish soda bread, but too cake-like for my taste and with far too many raisins. One cup would be about right, I think.
Wonderful! I considered using other recipes but decided on this one because I didn't have buttermilk, which seems to be used in most recipes. This is moist and dense and has a lovely texture. I added 2 tablespoons of caraway seeds and shaped the loaves into freeform rounds on a greased baking sheet (wet your hands with a bit of cold water to facilitate shaping). I also used a pastry brush to apply some melted butter halfway through the baking time. The breads were golden and crusty and absolutely delicious. I will definitely make this again - and not just on St. Patrick's Day - as a base for bread pudding. No caraway seeds, of course. :)
Fantastic tasting recipe! I have made the same Irish Soda Bread for years. I couldn't find the recipe this year and tried this one. I love it. I like the cake-like texture! A Keeper
Not really Irish Soda Bread but very good and easy. I used low fat sour cream and it came out just great.
Best irish bread, added caraway seeds for real irish flavor. Easy to put together.
This looks good but I have one question:
Do you really make this Irish Soda Bread with no milk at all?
This bread was extremely easy to make. It's sweeter and runnier than normal soda bread so I had to make it in a loaf pan. Good for breakfast or a snack.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Irish Soda Bread I
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 53
Dozens and dozens of appetizers perfect for the winter season.
Complete the meal with your favorite holiday side dishes.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!
See how to make old-fashioned Irish soda bread.
This soda bread is dense and moist, thanks to the tangy addition of buttermilk.
Turn the flavors of soda bread into quick-and-easy cookies.