My friend Mary Manning was born in Ireland-and so was her easy-to-make bread recipe. Folks stand in line to get a slice. Serve it with butter, jam and a hot cup of tea. —Sadie M. Rotondo, Rockland, Massachusetts
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 large egg
- 2 cups 2% milk
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1-1/2 cups raisins
- 2 tablespoons caraway seeds, optional
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, milk and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins and, if desired, caraway seeds.
- Transfer to a 9-in.-square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Irish Bread in Country Woman October/November 2008, p34
Reviews for Favorite Irish Bread
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review