IRISH SODA BREAD

 

Ingredients:

5 cups of flour

1 cup of sugar

1 tablespoon of baking powder

1 ½ tablespoons of salt

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1 stick of unsalted butter

2 ½ cups of dark raisins

2 ½ cups of buttermilk

1 large egg

 

Cooking Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Butter skillet (This recipe requires a 12 inch cast iron skillet and cannot be substituted)

3. Blend the first 5 ingredients in bowl of mixer.

4. Add butter in pieces and blend well.

5. Mix in raisins, buttermilk and egg. Blend until well mixed.

6. Transfer to skillet.

7. Cut a 1 inch deep “X” into batter.

8. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.