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A Traditional Irish Favorite

Posted: 12:44 PM, Mar 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-13 13:44:12-04

Brenda Willis founder of the Music City Irish Fest made Irish Soda Bread and talked about the cancellation of the 2020 Festival. Music City Irish Fest merchandise along with #TN Strong bracelets are now on sale at https://www.musiccityirishfest.com/. Proceeds go to benefit Middle Tennessee tornado relief efforts.

IRISH SODA BREAD

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup of plumped raisins (plump raisins in boiling water, drain and dry using paper towels)
1 cup of sugar
1 stick of softened butter
4 cups of flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups of buttermilk

DIRECTIONS:

Knead the butter into the dry mix of flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
Mix in plumped raisins and then add sugar.
Mix in buttermilk.
Place in two well-greased bread pans.
Bake approximately 50 minutes at 350 degrees until golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean.