IRISH SODA BREAD
(Serves 6 – 8 )
1 cup Milk
2 tablespoons Cider or White Vinegar
1 teaspoon Salt
1 1/4 teaspoons Baking Soda
1/3 cup Sugar
3 cups Flour
1 1/2 tablespoon Anise Seed
1/2 cup Currants or Raisins
2 tablespoons Milk (optional glaze)
1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Combine wet ingredients & set aside. Whisk dry ingredients together in medium bowl. Add wet ingredients & stir to form soft dough.
3. Turn dough onto floured surface & knead into round loaf. Put on sprayed baking pan. With a sharp knife, cut an “X” on top. Brush with milk, if desired.
4. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.
5. Cool 15 minutes before serving, cut into wedges or 1/4-inch slices.