How To Make Irish Soda Bread Recipe | The Old Farmer's Almanac

How to Make Irish Soda Bread


Authentic Irish Soda Bread

Watch how to make Irish Soda Bread with the editors of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Many of us make it year-round, not just for St. Patrick’s Day. 

This Irish Soda Bread recipe’s quick, easy, and irresistible. No luck of the Irish required.

Click here for the Soda Bread recipe.

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Lisa (not verified)

5 years 5 months ago

This is really good Irish Soda bread! Thanks for the recipe.

Sara (not verified)

6 years 6 months ago

I lived in Ireland for three years in the70s. Irish Soda Bread does NOT have raisins and whatnot in it. Irish Scones have currants. Barmbrack which is found around Halloween is an Irish Soda Bread made with raisins & goodies, including little charms to predict your future, e.g. a wedding ring charm means you'll get married in the coming year. Irish Soda Bread was great for sopping soup.

Samantha Jones

6 years 6 months ago

In reply to by Sara (not verified)

Hello Sara,

Correct! Traditional Irish Soda Bread does not contain raisins. It has become a popular addition to many recipes however and we like to offer it as an option if preferred. Thank you for sharing these fun little tid bits about Irish Soda Bread with us! 

Barbara Cranson (not verified)

10 years 7 months ago

Agee the camera was to high, ddoes she use level teaspoon of dry ingredients?

Cd (not verified)

10 years 7 months ago

Agree, wanted to see the product being made.

Courtenay (not verified)

10 years 7 months ago

Hi. Great recipe but the camera level is too high, enjoy the speaker but would like to see the bread on the board as she is working with it. thanks

The video showed the first part so fast that the flour addition portion was completely skipped. Maybe there's a written recipe somewhere, but I didn't find it. Any help on that? Thanks.

I found the written recipe and it looks great. I will try it just as shown. Thanks.