Low Fat Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Low Fat Irish Soda Bread Recipe

How To Make Low Fat Irish Soda Bread

This Irish soda bread is a great way to get into baking. The low fat recipe also takes the guilt out of eating loads of it after.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • cupsall purpose flour
  • cupswhole wheat flour
  • tspbaking soda
  • 1tspsalt
  • 4tbspsugar
  • cupsbuttermilk,1%
  • cupraisins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl with a whisk.

  3. Slowly add buttermilk, stirring with a wooden spoon, until a soft dough is formed.

  4. Add raisins, knead the dough lightly on a sheet of wax paper or a floured surface for about 1 minute.

  5. Form into a round, slightly flattened shape.

  6. Place on a cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.

  7. Using a sharp knife, make an X at the top about ½ inch deep. Bake for about 40 minutes, until golden.

  8. To test if it’s done, insert a toothpick into the bread, if it comes out clean it is done.

  9. Let it cool on a bakers rack for about 5 to 10 minutes before serving.


  • Calories: 128.27kcal
  • Fat: 0.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.78g
  • Fiber: 1.86g
  • Sugar: 8.40g
  • Protein: 3.89g
  • Cholesterol: 0.98mg
  • Sodium: 173.64mg
  • Calcium: 37.63mg
  • Potassium: 142.27mg
  • Iron: 1.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 3.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.39mg
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