Irish soda bread is a classic choice for anyone in this ethnic group. This recipe for mom’s Irish soda bread has been passed down from generation to generation with direct roots from Ireland. The bread has a buttery and sweet taste. It is better than other recipes because it yields a light and flaky loaf. The bread can be toasted or eaten plain. It is ideal for a St. Patrick’s Day treat or a regular item to keep for breakfast or snack time.
How To Make Mom's Irish Soda Bread
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Grease two baking sheets with cooking spray
Sift together both flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and sugar in large bowl.
Add butter and knead between your finger until incorporated.
Make a well in the middle of the dough and pour in the milk, vinegar, and raisins. Stir until evenly incorporated.
Dust your working area with flour and transfer your dough on it.
Knead dough for roughly 4 to 5 minutes.
Divide in two balls and place on baking sheets.
When ready, bake the breads for 15 minutes, then increase the heat to 400 degrees F.
Continue baking until bread is golden brown, for approximately 15 more minutes.
Serve with choice of spreads, roughly ¼ cup spread per serving
Spreads of choice can include butter, margarine, jams, or compotes. We used strawberry jam for this recipe.
- Calcium: 263mg
- Calories: 715kcal
- Carbohydrates: 113g
- Cholesterol: 66mg
- Fat: 26g
- Fiber: 6g
- Iron: 4mg
- Potassium: 606mg
- Protein: 12g
- Saturated Fat: 16g
- Sodium: 1470mg
- Sugar: 12g
- Trans Fat: 1g
- Vitamin A: 784IU
- Vitamin C: 3mg