Irish Soda Bread with Raisins

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins


5cups all-purpose flour
1teaspoon salt
5teaspoons baking powder
1teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs - beaten
1stick butter - softened
1 1/4cups raisins
3/4cup sugar
1 1/2 to 2cups buttermilk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk, butter and egg until well mixed; stir in raisins.
  2. Knead several times on a lightly floured board then shape into a ball. Place on prepared baking sheet and flatten slightly.
  3. Cut a small x in the top and bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until a sharp knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

Recipe courtesy of the California Raisin Marketing Board

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 19.04
  • Calories 450
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 740mg
  • Potassium 280mg
  • Carbohydrate 80mg
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Protein 10g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 20%