Low Fat Irish Soda Bread

I love to have Irish Soda Bread for breakfast hot out of the oven with some low fat spread and a cup of tea. This is very easy to make, even if you have no experience baking.

I love to have Irish Soda Bread for breakfast hot out of the oven with some low fat spread and a cup of tea. This is very easy to make, even if you have no experience baking. If you prefer to make a bread to serve with dinner, omit the raisins and sugar and you can add caraway seeds.Low Fat Irish Soda Bread

Perfect recipe for the St Patrick’s Day holiday. If you prefer to make a bread to serve with dinner, omit the raisins and sugar and you can add caraway seeds. A great side to Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage or a Cream of Asparagus Leek Soup with Creme Fraiche.

I love to have Irish Soda Bread for breakfast hot out of the oven with some low fat spread and a cup of tea. This is very easy to make, even if you have no experience baking. If you prefer to make a bread to serve with dinner, omit the raisins and sugar and you can add caraway seeds.
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Low Fat Irish Soda Bread

4
Freestyle Points
124.5
Calories
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Yield: 15 servings
COURSE: Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINE: American
I love to have Irish Soda Bread for breakfast hot out of the oven with some low fat spread and a cup of tea. This is very easy to make, even if you have no experience baking. If you prefer to make a bread to serve with dinner, omit the raisins and sugar and you can add caraway seeds.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% buttermilk
  • 3 oz 2/3 cup raisins

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Mix all dry ingredients (first 5) in a large bowl with a whisk.
  • Slowly add buttermilk stirring with a wooden spoon until a soft dough is formed.
  • Add raisins, knead the dough lightly on a sheet of wax paper or a floured surface for about 1 minute.
  • Form into a round, slightly flattened shape.
  • Place on a cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Using a sharp knife, make an X at the top about 1/2 inch deep. Bake about 40 minutes, until golden.
  • To test if it's done, insert a toothpick into the bread, if it comes out clean it is done.
  • Let it cool on a bakers rack for about 5-10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 2oz slice, Calories: 124.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 27g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 307mg, Fiber: 1.5g, Sugar: 8.5g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 3