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Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Irish Soda Bread
Source: Yankee Magazine
This came out of the Holy Ghost Church Cookbook in Tiverton, Rhode Island.

2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seed (optional)
3 tablespoons melted butter
1 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup softened currants (or raisins)


In a large bowl mix together first four ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix together next four ingredients.Add wet mixture to dry mixture, then mix in currants.Pour into a greased pie dish. Slice a cross on the top of the batter. Top with a little butter and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.Yield: 1 loaf

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