Slightly sweetened with rich whole cane sugar and orange zest, this Irish soda bread is my favorite combination of flavors I have tried during these St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. I cannot imagine a better Irish treat than a piece of soda bread fresh out of the oven, studded with plump raisins and slathered with bright yellow butter.
I love Irish soda bread. I know that the soda breads we enjoy here in the States aren’t very traditional, but as long as I use real food ingredients I’m okay with not being authentic. At least I am eating some tasty foods that are festive for the occasion! [Continue reading]