These whole wheat Irish soda bread muffins are delicious, the perfect start a lazy cold March Sunday morning. Speckled with raisins, they are sweet and perfect enjoyed with a hot cup of tea.
Yield: 12 servings
4.78 from 9 votes

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Muffins

Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
These whole wheat Irish soda bread muffins are delicious, the perfect start a lazy cold March Sunday morning. Speckled with raisins, they are sweet and perfect enjoyed with a hot cup of tea.

Ingredients

  • baking spray
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp chilled butter
  • 1 cup 1% buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp honey or agave
  • 1 large egg (beaten)
  • 3 oz raisins (about 2/3 cup)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray muffin tin with baking spray.
  • In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt). Using a pastry cutter or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a small bowl, stir together buttermilk, honey (or agave) and egg until blended.
  • Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients and stir to combine. Stir in raisins.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of one muffin comes out clean.
  • Remove tin and cool on a wire rack for about 5 minutes before removing muffins from tin; finish cooling on rack.
  • Serve warm or cool completely and store muffins in an airtight container or ziplock bags at room temperature.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin, Calories: 147kcal, Carbohydrates: 24.5g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 24mg, Sodium: 148mg, Fiber: 1.5g, Sugar: 10g
Freestyle Points: 6
Points +: 4