Irish Soda Bread for the Bread Machine

Raisins and caraway seeds may sound like a strange combination, but the result is quite tasty in this updated bread machine version of an old recipe.

Ingredients:
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons dry yeast
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk powder
  • 3 cups white bread flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup warm water
Preparation:
  1. Set your bread machine for white loaf, if applicable.
  2. Add all the ingredients except raisins to your bread machine container in the order stated. Raisins should be added after the first kneading.
  3. Follow machine manufacturer's instructions.

Note: For information about Buttermilk powder, see Review: Dry Buttermilk.

Prep time: 15 Min; Cooking time: 45 Min; Total time: 1 Hour

Kitchen tools you'll need: Bread Machine, Flour, Sifter

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