Irish Soda Bread

Over a hundred years ago, in rural Ireland, bread was made with baking soda rather than yeast. That's where the name IRISH SODA BREAD comes from.

Using baking soda started out of necessity. Yeast doesn't make dough rise unless the baker uses "strong" flour, which was scarce in parts of Ireland. Baking Soda, when combined with an acidic ingredient, will leaven bread. 
We use Buttermilk.

Buttermilk also gives our IRISH SODA BREAD a rich flavor and moist texture. We add caraway seeds and raisins to the dough and Cinnamon and Sugar to the top to add even more flavor.

You don't have to be Irish to enjoy IRISH SODA BREAD!  Available now through St. Patrick's Day.

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