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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread


1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup raisins


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, stir milk, butter, white vinegar, eggs, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and raisins until just blended.
  3. Divide mixture in half; shape into two round loaves. Cut an X in top of each loaf.
  4. Place loaves on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

Serves: 16

Test Kitchen Tip: Dust the loaves with extra flour before cutting an X in the top if you like the floured appearance on the bread.

Course: Breads

Prep Time: 10 - 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1-2 hours

Recommended Products: Hand Mixers, Stand Mixers

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