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Irish Soda Bread Muffins

Course Bakery
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Baking, Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 Muffins


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • cup raisins
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg


  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, caraway seeds, raisins, and butter.
  • The mixture will be crumbly, and will bind together when wet ingredients are added.
  • Stir in ⅔ cup buttermilk and egg and mix till combined.
  • Divide the dough evenly into the muffin tin. Mix 2 tbsp of melted butter with 2 tbsp of buttermilk. Brush over the tops of the muffins. Bake for 20 minutes. The muffins should be lightly browned on top.