St Patricks Day is Coming: Try This Easy Soda Bread Recipe

St Patricks Day is this Wednesday.   To go with the cup of Irish Tea you will be enjoying to celebrate the day, bake a Soda Bread, a classic Irish item.   The recipe below is easy to bake and makes 3 loaves, so you can share.

2 tsp baking powder
2 pinches salt
5 lb plain flour
3 oz raisins
3 oz dried apricots
1 pt buttermilk

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) and grease loaf tin. Sieve all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add buttermilk slowly and mix to a soft, sticky consistency. Pour mixture into tin. Place in oven for 45 mins. When cooked, the bottom will sound hollow when you tap it with your finger. Remove from oven, let cool on a bread rack. Slice and serve.

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