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Irish Soda Bread with Currants
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Irish Soda Bread with Currants

1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) Cook
Make everyone feel lucky—that they got a slice of this Irish Soda Bread with Currants. Our Irish Soda Bread with Currants is perfect for St. Patrick's Day.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
3-1/4 cups flour
1/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. sugar, divided
1 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
1-1/3 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup currants
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk and currants; stir just until moistened.
3
Place dough on lightly floured surface; knead 10 times. Shape into 2-1/2-inch-thick round. Place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Cut deep 1/2-inch "X" in top of dough; sprinkle with remaining sugar.
4
Bake 1 hour or until golden brown. Remove bread from baking sheet to wire rack; cool completely before cutting into wedges.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Storage Know-How
Store any leftover bread in resealable plastic bag at room temperature up to 24 hours. Or for longer storage, wrap bread tightly and freeze up to 2 months; thaw at room temperature before serving.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Add 2 to 3 tsp. caraway seed to flour mixture along with the buttermilk and currants.
Tip 3
Substitute
Substitute raisins for the currants.
Nutrition
Calories
180
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
5%
Sodium 330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates 28g
10%
Dietary Fibers 0.9356g
3%
Sugars 9g
18%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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