Sunday, March 22, 2015

Irish Soda Bread with Guiness Butter

Irish Soda Bread with Guiness Butter

4 cups flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. baking soda
6 Tbsp. butter, cubed
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 Tbsp. caraway seeds
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 inch round pan.

2.  Combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, caraway seeds and raisins. Cut in butter.

3.  Mix the buttermilk with 1 egg. Mix remaining egg with a teaspoon of water; set aside.

4.  Add buttermilk to the dry ingredients. Mix on low just to blend. Turn onto a floured board and knead 10 strokes. Please in the greased pan.

5.  Brush with the egg wash and cut an "X" in the top with a sharp knife.  Bake for 1 1/2 hours.  Cool. Keep wrapped in plastic wrap.

Guiness Butter

2 sticks butter, softened
3 ounces Guiness Draught
3 Tbsp. honey

Beat in mixer. Serve on warm bread.

The butter is:

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