Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

Servings: 1.5 loaf



Preheat oven to 375 Lightly grease a large baking sheet In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and margarine Stir in 1 cup buttermilk and egg Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead slightly Form dough into a round shape and place on prepared baking sheet In a small bowl, combine melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk; brush loaf with this mixture Use a sharp knife to cut an X into the top of the loaf Bake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean You may continue to brush the loaf with the butter mixture while it bakes