Microwaved Irish Soda Bread
|Flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Raisins||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Caraway seeds||1 Tablespoon|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking soda||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
Set Power Select at MEDIUM.
Sift together flour, sugar and baking powder; cut in butter.
Stir in raisins and caraway.
Combine buttermilk, egg and baking soda; add to dry ingredients, stirring only until flour is moistened.
On floured board, lightly knead dough until smooth, about 3 minutes.
Shape into ball and place in 1 -quart glass bowl, bottom lined with wax paper; cut an "X" across top of dough.
Heat 9 to 10 minutes.
Let STAND, 10 minutes; turn out of bowl.
Let stand an additional 10 minutes; store, covered, until ready to serve.