Happy St. Patty’s Day: Irish Soda Bread

17 Mar

ORIGINALLY POSTED MARCH 16, 2012: Everyone loves a good Irish Soda Bread with their St. Patrick’s Day meal! This one was passed along to me by my father-in-law last winter and it was wonderful. I can’t wait to make it again this year. It’s probably the one and only recipe where I don’t think about subbing out the raisins for chocolate chips!!

INGREDIENTS

4 c  flour

1 c white sugar

1 tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

3 eggs

1 pint sour cream

1 cup  raisins

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

Grease two 8×4″ loaf pans

Mix first five ingredients

Add eggs, sour cream and raisins

Mix until just combined

Distribute batter evenly between the two pans

Bake loaves 1 hour at 325 degrees

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3 Responses to “Happy St. Patty’s Day: Irish Soda Bread”

  1. Karen March 16, 2012 at 8:59 am #

    The sour cream must give a nice flavor to the bread.

  2. Tara March 16, 2012 at 11:08 am #

    I always use my grandmother’s recipe (I blogged about it today – http://thetinyhummingbird.blogspot.com/2012/03/hello-weekend_16.html) but I’ll have to try this one!

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