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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

(from 3/6/09 newsletter)

In honor of St. Patrick's Day this traditional quick bread makes a brief seasonal appearance at The Black Forest.
Try your hand at this recipe.
4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. caraway seed
1 cup raisins
1 cup sour cream
1 1/4 cup milk
2 eggs
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter or oil two 8" cake pans. Line pans with baking paper if you have it.
  3. Mix dry ingredients
  4. Mix wet ingredients
  5. Mix wet and dry together, but don't over mix.
  6. Divide batter evenly between the 2 pans.
  7. Bake 25-30 min. until golden and middle of bread springs back when touched.

    Yields 2 loaves.