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Irish Soda Bread

For this recipe you will need:

2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups of bread flour
1 1/4 tbsp. Double acting baking powder
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Baking soda
1 cup currants
1 tbsp. Carroway seeds
2 cups buttermilk

To prepare this recipe:

1. Sift the flours, baking powder and baking soda.

2. Stir in currants and carroway seeds.

3. Add buttermilk slowly until mixture forms a dough

4. Knead the dough on a well floured surface for 1-2 minutes. Split the dough in half. Form each half into a round loaf.

5. Place on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.

6. Cut an iXi 1/2 inch thick on the top of each loaf.

7. Bake in a preheated 350()() oven for 50 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

8. Cool on racks.

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