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Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Shortening/Plus 2 tablespoons 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chilled
  Caraway seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine flour, soda, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a large bowl; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add caraway seeds, if desired.
Gradually add buttermilk.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead lightly.
Shape into a ball.
Place in a well-greased 9- x 5- x 3-inch loafpan or 8-inch ovenproof skillet.
Cut a cross in top of bread; brush with milk.
Bake at 375° for 40 to 50 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Quick

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1557 Calories from Fat 508

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.7%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.8%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 1.5 mg0.5%

Sodium 2692.4 mg112.2%

Total Carbohydrates 222 g74.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.8%

Sugars 16.5 g

Protein 36 g72.1%

Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 5.3%

Calcium 34.3% Iron 79.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Irish Soda Bread Recipe