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Irish Yogurt Soda Bread



Irish Yogurt Soda Bread
Number of Servings: 10 or more Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 1/2 hours Source: DCC
Food Groups: Dairy, Grains
Meal Type: Breakfast & Brunch, Snack
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Low Fat
Special Features: Make Ahead

This is best the day after baking so make it ahead!

Ingredients:

4 cups Flour
3/4 teaspoon baking Soda
3 teaspoons baking Powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Currants
2 tablespoons Caraway seed
2 Eggs
1 cup plain low-fat Yogurt, mixed with:
3/4 cup Water

Preparation:

1. Stir the dry ingredients together.
2. Add the currants and caraway seeds; add eggs.
3. Add the yogurt and water mixture and stir until a sticky batter is formed.
4. Knead on a well-floured surface for 1 minute, then shape into a ball and place in a well-greased round casserole dish.
5. Mark a cross in the center with a sharp knife and bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
6. Remove bread from casserole dish and allow to cool on a wire rack.
7. Slice thinly to serve.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 223
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 479 mg
Carbohydrates: 42 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A: 25 RE
Vitamin C: 5 mg
Calcium: 142 mg
Iron: 3 mg

Cook's Notes:

Freezes well and is best the day after baking.