Breaking bread among friends is a beautiful way to spend an evening. This recipe for Irish Bread with Raisins is hearty and flavorful. The bread combines rye flour with honey, raisins and buttermilk for a tasty treat that will tantalize the taste buds. Be sure to pick up these ingredients the next time you go shopping so you have them on hand when an evening with friends arises. We hope you nad your loved ones enjoy this bread as much as we do.
- 390 grams white flour
- 130 grams rye flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 60 grams raisins
- 380 milliliters milk (or buttermilk or sour milk)
- Preheat oven to 400 ° F
- In a bowl, pour the flour, baking soda, salt, honey and raisins. Mix with a wooden spoon, gradually add the buttermilk to make a thick and smooth dough.
- Flour your work surface, place the dough on the floured surface and shape into a ball. Place it on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Using a knife, cut a X in the bread over 2/3 of its thickness, it will allow the heat to reach the center of the bread better. Lightly sprinkle the bread with flour and cook for 30 to 40 minutes, until it is golden brown.
- Feel free to vary the flours but be sure to take into account the amount of buttermilk you add. For example if you make a bread with white flour you will need less liquid. You can gradually add and see the amount necessary to obtain a smooth dough.