FREE Traditional St. Patrick’s Day RECIPE - Irish Soda Bread - EASY to Make!


St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland and his feast day is on March 17th. Legend has it that, in some areas of Ireland, a cross was cut on the top of the Irish soda bread with a knife to ward off the devil and protect the household.
Irish Soda Bread is a Tradition on St. Patrick’s Day
Mary’s Irish Soda Bread from the Old Sod of Ireland
5 cups of flour
1 cup of sugar
2 tsp of baking powder
1 tsp of soda
1/2 tsp of salt
2 eggs 
2 cups of buttermilk
raisins (optional)
1. Add all ingredients at once and knead on floured board for about 3 to 4 minutes. Add a little more flour if sticky to the touch.
2. Form two loaves and place the loaves on lightly floured cookie sheet, leaving room for the loaves to double in size.
3. Bake in 350 degree oven for about an hour. Check loaves at the 50 minute mark with a tooth pick.  Baking will vary from oven to oven.  For a crispier crust bake longer.Recipe Source: