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Irish Raisin Soda Bread

Irish Raisin Soda Bread

Eatforhealth's picture


This Irish Raisin Soda Bread recipe variation will blow your mind! A very easy and delicious Irish recipe, to taste this traditional bread! You can accompany it with chocolate spread and coffee or tea. Enjoy!



Prep time35 minutes
Cooking time1 hour, 20 minutes
Total time1 hour, 55 minutes


4 c
wheat flour
1 t
baking soda


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Grease a 23cm cast iron pan or a 23cm round pan.


Step 2

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour (reserving 1 tablespoon), sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, raisins, and cumin seeds. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and sour cream. Stir the wet mixture into the flour mixture. Knead the dough in a bowl about 10 to 12 times. The dough should be sticky. Place the dough on the pan and spread accordingly. Cut a 10cm deep slit in the top of the bread. Add the 1 tablespoon of flour that you reserved on top.


Step 3

Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C for 65 to 75 minutes. Let cool for about 5 minutes. Slice and serve.


mariana's picture

Thank you for sharing you photo and the recipe with us! Your bread looks beautiful!

Would you please provide the full list of ingredients and quantities for it? Raisins, cumin, eggs, buttermilk and sour cream (% milk fat?) are mentioned in the text without their specific amounts.

Abe's picture

I'm not sure about this post. It seems to be posted as a way to generate traffic to a facebook page. 

clazar123's picture

I don't know if you noticed but there are many amounts missing in the ingredients list as well as some of the ingredients.