How to Make a Skillet-Cooked Irish Soda Bread

You know that St. Patrick’s Day dinner means corn beef and cabbage, but do you know what breakfast should be? Irish soda bread, of course! This tasty quick bread is perfect for any time of day, as a quick snack or a side dish, and it’s also super easy to make— especially when we have Martha Stewart to show us how. Watch and learn how to make this Irish classic, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!

You’ll Need

– 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
– ¼ cup sugar
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– ¾ teaspoon salt
– ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small cubes and frozen, plus more, softened, for skillet
– One 8-ounce container sour cream
– 1 large egg
– 2 cups raisins
– 1 cup buttermilk
– Caraway seeds (optional)

I’ll definitely be making this soda bread for St. Patrick’s Day— and lots of days before and after! Will you give it a try? Grab your printable copy of the recipe from Martha Stewart’s site and tell us how it turns out!