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Irish Soda Bread

A slightly sweet, moist and tasty Irish Soda Bread with our warm & aromatic perfectly-balanced Apple Pie Spice blend that has been our family favorite for years!

Slice of Irish Soda Bread with craisins and apricot chunks visible on a white plate with

INGREDIENTS for the Irish Soda Bread

  • 3 cups flour sifted

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon The Spice Apothecary's Apple Pie Spice

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 egg lightly beaten

  • 1/2 cup butter melted, then cooled

  • 1 cup craisins (or raisins)

  • Egg white for wash beaten

  • sanding sugar, optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees

  • Sift 3 cups of flour through a fine sieve or whisk to incorporate air

  • Add all dry ingredients to bowl of mixer, and mix until combined.

  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add buttermilk, stir a few times, and repeat with the egg and butter.  Do not overmix.

  • Add in the craisins, give a few stirs and put batter into a cake pan prepared with cooking spray

  • Bake on 375 degrees for 10 minutes, remove from oven and lower to 350 degrees.

  • Cut cross in top of soda bread, brush with egg white and sprinkle with sanding sugar if desired

  • Bake at 350 for 30 – 35 minutes, removing as soon as a cake tester or knife comes out clean

For step-by-step instructions for this Irish Soda Bread (plus many more recipes!), visit our sister company, Simply Sundays Food Blog.

Click the link for a delicious >> Corned Beef & Cabbage recipe that uses our Pickling Spice which is a perfect blend of herbs and spices for a delicious corned beef and is the basis for so many pickled vegetable recipes. 

Leftover corned beef? Layers of tender corned beef,  melty swiss & slightly “sour” kraut slathered with creamy dressing and sandwiched between grilled marbled rye make an awesome NY Deli Style Reuben

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