Irish Soda Bread With Currants Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Sifted all purpose flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Baking soda2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dried currants2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), plumped
 White vinegar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2686 Calories from Fat 510

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.3%

Saturated Fat 33.9 g169.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 143.6 mg47.9%

Sodium 5755.6 mg239.8%

Total Carbohydrates 479 g159.6%

Dietary Fiber 18.6 g74.3%

Sugars 93.5 g

Protein 62 g124.9%

Vitamin A 33.8% Vitamin C 5.8%

Calcium 41% Iron 143%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
Cut in the butter with pastry blender or two knives until particles resemble rice kernels.
Lightly mix in currants.
Mix vinegar and milk.
Add half of the liquid to dry ingredients; blend quickly.
Add remaining liquid and stir only until blended.
Turn dough onto floured surface.
Lightly knead dough about 10 times and shape into a round loaf.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Bake at 375°F 35 to 40 minutes.