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Irish Soda Bread Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day – Columbia, SC

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, March 13, 2014

Regardless of if you are hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party in your apartment in West Columbia, SC, or just cooking an Irish meal to celebrate, you may need a few ideas. No Irish meal is complete without Irish soda Bread. Here is our favorite recipe, complete with whiskey butter!

Irish Soda Bread and Whiskey Butter

  • 1 cup raisins  
  • 1/2 cup whiskey  
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar  
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder  
  • 1 teaspoon salt  
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda  
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel (optional)  
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds (optional)  
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk  
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature

Directions

  1. Place raisins in a small bowl; pour in whiskey and allow to soak overnight.
  2. The next day, drain raisins and reserve the leftover whiskey.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
  5. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl.
  6. Stir drained raisins, orange peel, and caraway seeds into dry ingredients.
  7. Beat in buttermilk and 1/4 cup melted butter to make a thick batter.
  8. Transfer batter to prepared casserole dish.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  10. Beat 1/2 cup butter in a bowl until fluffy; beat in reserved whiskey, 1 teaspoon at a time, to taste. Serve with soda bread.

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Abberly Village Apartment Homes

1000 Abberly Village Circle, West Columbia, SC 29169

Call: 833-334-9767
Email UsAbberlyVillage.PropertySite.HHHunt@aptleasing.info
View Map

Opens: Monday-Friday: 9A-6P | Saturday: 10A-5P | Sunday: 1P-5P

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