Friday, February 20, 2009

Irish Soda Bread


Ingredients:
4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups milk add 2 tbsp vinegar to it
1 egg
1/4 cup soft butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup raisins

Photo by Mom
Instructions:
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Put all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add butter and cut in with a pastry blender or fork. Add egg and milk, mix well with a wooden spoon. Add raisins and blend. Put dough onto floured surface and knead about 2-3 minutes or until it is no longer sticky. Cut in 1/2 shape into 2 balls and put on greased baking sheet. Cut a cross in the top of each. Bake for 30-40 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack. When cool top with glaze.
Glaze:

1 c powdered sugar
1 tbsp hot water
1 tsp vanilla

In a small bowl mix all together. Spread on top of cool soda bread.
Thanks to Janice from the Sense and Sensibility message forum for the recipe.

2 comments:

janice said...

It looks perfect. I hope you enjoyed it.

Ruth Gore said...

This looks amazing! I bet it is all already gone!