About this recipe:This is a classic soda bread recipe, except for the aromatic addition of caraway seeds sprinkled over top. If you prefer, simply leave them out for a regular loaf, or you could experiment with other additions - such as rosemary.
Mary Catherine Bailey
375g plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
100g caster sugar
1 tablespoon caraway seed (optional)
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:1hr › Ready in:1hr10min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Beat eggs with buttermilk. Add the eggs and buttermilk into the flour mixture; stir in raisins.
Pour dough onto lightly floured board. Shape into a round loaf, adding flour if necessary. Place in a lightly greased springform pan. Sprinkle top with caraway seeds if desired.
Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 1 hour or until the bottom of the loaf sounds hollow when tapped.