Does St. Patrick’s Day give you a fonn (Irish for yen) for Irish soda bread? You can make a delicious loaf of your own like the one pictured.
- Sift flour and next four ingredients. Cut in butter with a bladed dough blender until mixture is coarse. Stir in raisins. Mix together vinegar and milk until thick. Make well in center of flour mix, add liquid, and mix until moistened.
- Turn onto well floured board, knead about 8-10 times, and shape into round ball. Place in greased pie plate. Brush top with milk.
- Bake 400° for 15 minutes; lower to 375° for another 30 minutes.
- Remove from pan; cool 1 hr.