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Irish Soda Bread

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Classic way to prepare your bread. Enjoy!
  All purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter stick 1 , cubed
  Raisin 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Caraway seed 3 Tablespoon
  2% milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (or buttermilk)
  Eggs 1 Large, lightly beaten

1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
2. Grease a 10 by 12-inch baking dish with butter and set aside.

3. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
4. Add cold unsalted butter and mix to incorporate well.
5. Add raisins, caraway seed, milk, and egg. Whisk after each addition.
6. Transfer the dough into the greased baking dish. Spread evenly and using a knife dipped in flour make a big X right across the top.
7. Pop the baking dish in oven and bake for 1 hour 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow it to cool in dish for 10 minutes.

8. Slice, smother it with some butter and serve with a cup of tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 551 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.9%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50.3 mg16.8%

Sodium 596.2 mg24.8%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%

Sugars 41.5 g

Protein 12 g23.2%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 25.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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