Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread recipe from the Wee Packet in Dennis Port.
Cuisine: Irish


  • 4 cups unbleached white flour sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder sifted
  • 8 oz raisins
  • 1 carton buttermilk shaken


  • Sift unbleached white flour, baking soda & baking powder into a blow. Add raisins to flour mixture & then slowly add 3 cups of shaken buttermilk to the dry mixture. Mix gently & dust a working surface with flour.
  • Pour soda bread mixture onto flour, sprinkle flour on top & toss gently. Place on a lightly sprayed pan. Lightly cut a cross on top of dough.
  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Rotate pan 180° & bake for another 30 minutes.
  • Remove bread from pan & place on a wire rack. Dust top of bread with flour. Cover with a tea towel. Let bread cool serval hours.
  • Serve with butter & jam.


This recipe is provided by the Wee Packet in Dennis Port. Tee Towels with their Irish Soda Bread recipe are available for purchase at the Wee Packet Restaurant & Gift Shoppe.
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