Irish Soda Bread with Raisins

This is the first time I have ever had or made soda bread. It’s a very dense bread (or at least mine was), but it was very good. I loved the combination of the sweetness of the raisins and the nuttiness of the caraway seeds.

Irish Soda Bread with Raisins

10 Servings - Serving Size: 1 Slice

This is the first time I have ever had or made soda bread. It's a very dense bread (or at least mine was), but it was very good. I loved the combination of the sweetness of the raisins and the nuttiness of the caraway seeds.

Ingredients:

  • 2+1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions:

  1. Dissolve the sour cream into the warm water.
  2. Add all ingredients to the bread machine in the exact order except the raisins.
  3. Set the bread machine for a 2 pound white loaf, medium crust.
  4. Follow manufacturer instructions on your bread machine.
  5. Add the raisins when the second kneading cycle begins, adding a few at a time until all is incorporated into the dough.
  6. Serve warm with butter.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Texas Cooking

http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/03/18/irish-soda-bread-with-raisins/

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