This is a very easy bread to make for St. Patrick's Day or any time of year really. Enjoy it with a potato soup or a delicious Irish stew. Or just slather on some butter, warm it up and enjoy it as a quick breakfast bread on the go.
3 cups all-purpose flour (plus 1 Tbsp for raisins)
3 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp coarse kosher salt (or sea salt)
3 Tbsp unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 large egg
1 tsp orange zest (optional, but a nice touch)
1 cup raisins
Keep the bread wrapped in plastic wrap or a bread bag and enjoy up to 5 days at room temperature.
Keywords: bread, Irish, raisins, st. patrick's day, kid friendly,
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