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Buttery Bliss: The Only Irish Soda Bread Recipe You'll Crave

By stacy ling

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Ingredients – all-purpose flour – sugar – baking soda – kosher salt – unsalted butter – buttermilk – extra-large egg – orange zest – dried currants - raisins 

Put on your favorite Irish music.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. 

Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer.

With a fork, lightly beat the buttermilk, egg, and orange zest together iin a measuring cup. 

With the mixer on low speed, slowly add the  buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture.

Combine the currants with flour and mix into the dough. Dump onto a well-floured board and knead into a round loaf.

Place the loaf on the prepared sheet pan and lightly cut an X into the top of the bread with a serrated knife. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or  until a cake tester comes out clean. Allow to cool on a baking rack.

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