Grandma Clark'S Soda Bread
|Sweet butter||6 Tablespoon|
|Unbleached all purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Granulated sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dried currants||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , well beaten|
|Caraway seeds||1 Tablespoon|
Smear 2 tablespoons of the butter evenly in a 10 inch cast iron skillet.
Line the buttered skillet with a circle of waxed paper.
Melt 2 more tablespoons butter in a separate pan and set aside.
Preheat oven to 350Â°F.
Sift dry ingredients together.
Add currants to dry ingredients and toss weir to coat.
Whisk together buttermilk, eggs and melted butter.
Add to the dry ingredients, along with the caraway seeds if desired, and mix just until blended.
Do not overmix.
Spoon batter into the prepared skillet and smooth top gently with a spatula.
Dot the top with remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
Bake until golden brown and puffed, about 60 minutes.
Cool slightly, remove from skillet, and cool completely on a rack.or serve warm directly from the skillet.
Cut into wedges.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3552 Calories from Fat 813
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 93 g142.4%
Saturated Fat 50.1 g250.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 616.5 mg205.5%
Sodium 5632.8 mg234.7%
Total Carbohydrates 613 g204.5%
Dietary Fiber 28.1 g112.4%
Sugars 264.9 g
Protein 81 g161.8%
Vitamin A 58.3% Vitamin C 18.4%
Calcium 149.1% Iron 168.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet