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Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Preheat oven to 350 degrees


3 cups all-purpose unbleached flour

¾ teaspoon salt

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

1/3 cup butter, cold, cut into pieces

1 1/3 cup buttermilk

Optional: 1/3 cup raisins or currents

Mix all together. It will be sticky. Sprinkle flour on countertop surface and on your hands. Knead dough 2 minutes. Form into round loaf. Place on a greased baking sheet and use sharp knife to make a cross slit on top. Bake 60 minutes. Enjoy with butter, jam, or just plain!