Nana McCarrick’s Irish Soda Bread Recipe

4 cups white flour (sifted)
I tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
4 oz softened butter
2 eggs
1 ¼ cup buttermilk
1 Tbsp caraway seeds (optional)
1 cup raisins
  • Put all dry ingredients in a bowl
  • Mix well
  • Add remaining ingredients
  • Place mixture in a cast iron 10-inch frying pan (greased)
  • Take a sharp knife and slice the top with an X
  • Bake at 335˚ for 1 hour
  • If using a springform pan- 350˚ for 1 hour
  • Test with a toothpick (it should come out dry) when done
  • Brush top with melted butter
Happy St. Patty’s Day from the McCarrick’s!