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Sugar Topped Irish Soda Bread

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Melted butter 1
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Caraway seed 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark raisins 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), chopped
Directions

Sift the flour with baking powder, soda, salt and sugar into a bowl and add caraway seed.
Cut in the shortening until mixture resembles meal.
Make a well in center and pour in the buttermilk.
Add the raisins and mix lightly.
Turn out on a floured board and knead gently.
Shape into a ball and fit into a greased 8 or 9-inch round cake pan.
Cut loaf crosswise into quarters about 2/3 way through dough with a sharp knife or scissors.
Brush top of loaf with melted butter and sprinkle with additional sugar.
Bake in 350-degree oven for about 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin

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