Irish Soda Bread

- A golden crusty exterior - A soft buttermilk interior with juicy raisins - Ready in only minutes and perfect for St. Patrick's Day

This bread features...

- All-purpose flour - Granulated sugar - Baking soda - Kosher salt - Unsalted butter - Buttermilk

- Egg - Raisins - Cream cheese - Honey - Orange zest


In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Use your fingers or a pastry cutter to work butter into flour until crumbly.

Mix dry ingredients


Mix buttermilk, egg, and raisins into dry ingredients until dough is just combined.

Mix dough


Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and form into a 7-inch round. Place loaf in a greased cast iron skillet and use a sharp knife to cut an X in top.

Form dough


Bake bread at 400F 30-35 minutes until bread is a deep golden brown. Remove bread from oven and brush with melted butter.

Bake bread


In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, honey, and orange zest until smooth and creamy.

Make cream cheese


Slice bread and serve warm with orange cream cheese. Enjoy!

Serve bread