Irish Soda Bread Recipe for Your St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Supposedly, I am part Irish which I don’t doubt that since I love Irish food and music. I haven’t done one of those DNA test kits yet to prove it, but I am pretty sure there is some Irish blood in my veins. St. Patrick’s day is one of my all-time favorite holidays. Who doesn’t LOVE St. Patrick’s Day, after all? It’s a holiday full of happy things, food and beer! One of my favorite St. Patrick’s day eats is Irish Soda bread. It’s so easy to make and taste delicious. I have prepared an easy to follow a recipe as my St. Patrick’s day gift to you.

Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick's Day

Irish Soda Bread Recipe


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients.
  • Stir in raisins.
  • set aside 1 tablespoon beaten egg.
  • In a bowl, combine buttermilk, oil and remaining eggs.
  • Stir into flour mixture just until moistened (you want dough sticky).
  • Transfer to greased 9-in. round baking pan.
  • Brush top with reserved egg.
  • Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool.

Hoping you enjoy your St. Patrick’s day celebration and I would love for you to share your favorite St. Patrick’s day recipe with us.

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