Irish Soda Bread

By Beth Anderson on March 18, 2016 at 11:04am

4 c flour
4 T white sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 T baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 stick margarine, soft
1 c buttermilk
1 egg
1/4 c butter, melted
1/4 c buttermilk

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Lightly grease a large baking sheet.

In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and margarine.  Stir in buttermilk and egg.  Turn out onto lightly floured surface, knead slightly.  Form dough into a round ball and brush with buttermilk and margarine.  Bake 45 to 50 minutes…check at 30 minutes.