Irish Soda Bread (with no Buttermilk)

Serve with soup, salad, or on its own!


– Unsalted butter, softened – All-purpose flour – Granulated sugar – Baking powder & Baking soda – Kosher salt – Milk – Large egg – Raisins (optional)

In a bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ½ cup butter. Add in 1 ¼ cups milk, egg, and raisins, stirring until combined.

Step 1

Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead , forming it into a round ball. Place the loaf on the baking sheet.

Step 2

Add the remaining milk to the bowl of cooled melted butter and whisk well, then brush the loaf with the mixture.

Step 3

Sprinkle on a bit of sugar, then use a sharp knife to cut an 'X' into the top of the loaf. Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Step 4

Allow the bread to cool for 5-10 minutes, then slice and serve.

Step 5


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