Nannies Irish Soda Bread

From the Kitchen of Stephen Murphy


3 cups sifted flour

2/3 cup sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon of salt

1 cups raisins

1 tablespoon of caraway seed

2 beaten eggs

1 3/4 - 2 cups of milk

2 tablespoons melted shortening


Sift together flour, sugar, powder, soda and salt. Stir in raisins and caraway seeds. Combine eggs, milk and shortening and add to dry ingredients just until flour is moistened. Turn batter out into a tall 9" round pan (Mom's recipe say's ...or a 5" x 9" loaf pan, but I don't ever remember square soda bread). Bake at 350 for one hour.