RECIPE TITLE "Irish Soda Bread Recipe"
Makes one round, free form loaf
3 cups All Purpose Flour
1 tbsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1/4 cup Butter (melted)
2 cups Buttermilk
1 Egg (lightly beaten)
1 tsp. Salt
1/3 cup White Sugar
Pre-heat oven to 325° F (165° C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Set aside.
Combine baking powder, baking soda, flour, salt and sugar in a bowl.
Blend egg and buttermilk together and add to bowl. Mix until moistened.
Stir in melted butter.
Pour mixture into prepared greased pan.
Bake for 65 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of bread comes out clean.
Cool loaf on a wire rack, then wrap in foil for several hours or overnight for best flavor. Enjoy!
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