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Soda Bread Recipe in a Skillet

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WW Freestyle: 10
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time55 mins
Super easy, quick and traditional Irish Soda Bread made with just 6 ingredients!
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Irish
Servings: 12
Calories: 227


  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 cups raisins (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line a 10-inch cast iron skillet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl; whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together eggs and buttermilk.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the buttermilk mixture; stir with a wooden spoon just until combined. DO NOT overmix.
  • Stir in the raisins.
  • Transfer prepared dough to lined skillet.
  •  Score a cross on top of the dough before baking.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven; let bread sit in skillet for 5 minutes.
  • Remove to a rack to cool briefly.
  • Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Soda Bread Recipe in a Skillet
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 304mg13%
Potassium 112mg3%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.