Recipe by Katie O'
"Authentic Irish soda bread does not contain raisins, but I like mine with raisins so I include them. This is a very easy and delicious recipe."
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1 1/2 cups
butter, melted - divided
The raisins make it very sweet. It's like a giant biscuit. Perfect with corned beef and cabbage.
To Katie O'. You are quite right, authentic Irish soda bread has no fruit BUT authentic Irish FRUIT soda bread does. Also the round shape shown is called a 'Brack' and can also be baked in a round cake tin. Authentic Irish wheaten brack is also baked this way with 50/50 wholemeal & all purpose flour. Neither of these Irish breads have anywhere near as much sugar. They are usually eaten with cheese. Authentic soda bread dough is pressed into a flat circle about 1"thick on a board then the circle is cut into 4 triangles called 'soda farls' then baked in the oven or on an authentic lightly floured griddle. Reduce the sugar and try again & enjoy.From an authentic Irish woman in Ireland. (Staybright)
This recipe was easy to put together and the bread was delicious!!!!!! I did leave out the raisins though. Thank you for posting it!!!
I left out the golden raisins but otherwise made no modifications. Excellent, I really enjoyed this. Thanks for sharing!
This is delicious! At first I thought I did something wrong because it was my first time making it and the dough was a little crumbly. It tastes so sweet and perfect. I will definitely be using this recipe again.
Wonderful St. Patty's Day treat! I made no changes to this recipe and it came out great. Although, I baked my soda bread for 55 minutes in the oven and the bottom was a little burnt. I would recommend cooking it for, maybe, 45-50 minutes.
Easy to make and absolutely delicious.
This is exactly how my Grannie made soda bread for me!! I don't like raisins, so she always made a "plain" cake for me..lol…love it!! Tastes just like it did in Barroe:)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mom's Irish Soda Bread
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 79
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