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Best Irish Soda Bread Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins

Our Best Irish Soda Bread recipe combines basic ingredients in one bowl for a sweet and delicious bread. This soda bread is made with milk, making it a recipe using basic kitchen ingredients you have on hand.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: best Irish soda bread recipe, easy Irish soda bread
Calories: 3356 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Coat 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray.

  2. In large bowl combine flour, sugar, raisins, baking powder, caraway seeds, salt and baking soda.
  3. Stir in milk and egg until a dough forms.
  4. To prevent dough from sticking to your hands, either wet them with cold water or coat them with cooking spray, then shape dough into round loaf.

  5. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 45 minutes.

  6. Using serrated knife, cut 1/2-inch deep “X” into top of bread. Brush with melted butter.

  7. Bake additional 30 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped.

  8. Cool on baking rack. Serve warm, at room temperature or toasted.
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from St. Paul’s Nursery School “We like to cook” cookbook.

Nutrition Facts
Best Irish Soda Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3356 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 204mg68%
Sodium 3164mg138%
Potassium 2397mg68%
Carbohydrates 722g241%
Fiber 26g108%
Sugar 221g246%
Protein 75g150%
Vitamin A 831IU17%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 1498mg150%
Iron 30mg167%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.