Irish Soda Bread {Delicious and Moist} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Moist and delicious Soda Bread 


  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. of brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. of baking powder
  • 1 tsp. of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 3 Tbsp. of cold butter
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 2 large eggs – divided
  • 3/4 cup of buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of raisins
  • optional – 2 tsp. of caraway seeds


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • In a large bowl…Whisk flour, sugar, powder, soda and salt together 
  • Add the butter to flour mixture, and cut in with a fork
  • In a small bowl mix the buttermilk and  egg
  • Add the wet ingredients to the flour mixture
  • Mix
  • Fold in raisins and optional caraway 
  • Set a piece of wax paper on your work surface, lightly flour the wax paper
  • Lightly knead the dough
  • Place wax paper in your baking sheet or inside your iron skillet
  • Spray the wax paper with spray oil
  • Shape the dough into a round loaf
  • Place it on the greased baking sheet or iron skillet
  • Cut an X in the top of the bread loaf
  • Whisk the remaining egg and brush it on the top of the loaf
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes 


  • Best if served warm with a dallop of butter