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Irish Soda Bread and Whiskey Butter

Irish Soda Bread and Whiskey Butter

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    1 h 10 m
  • Ready In

    9 h 25 m
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An old family recipe that gets rave reviews!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 321 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 480 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place raisins in a small bowl; pour in whiskey and allow to soak overnight.
  2. The next day, drain raisins and reserve the leftover whiskey.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
  5. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl.
  6. Stir drained raisins, orange peel, and caraway seeds into dry ingredients.
  7. Beat in buttermilk and 1/4 cup melted butter to make a thick batter.
  8. Transfer batter to prepared casserole dish.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  10. Beat 1/2 cup butter in a bowl until fluffy; beat in reserved whiskey, 1 teaspoon at a time, to taste. Serve with soda bread.
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Reviews

dcinpa
10

dcinpa

3/18/2012

Love this recipe! It is very tasty and moist, no need to spread butter on it.

laura.jean
8

laura.jean

3/18/2012

SOOOOOO good! I used craisins instead of raisins and used a sweet whiskey (SoCo). yum :)

CASANDREAS
7

CASANDREAS

6/5/2012

The only changes I made were that I used currants instead of raisins and I used 1/2 Tbsp of orange extract instead of orange peel. It was a great tea bread!

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