TWD: Irish Soda Bread

I’ve got another recipe under my belt. This bread was really good and extremely simple to make with only four ingredients. I stuck to the recipe, but you can always add dried fruit, cinnamon or chocolate. I thought about trying a second version, but since it’s just Joe and I, we would have a TON of leftover bread to scarf down.

How delicious does this look?

I loved how easy this was to make considering the rugelach took so much time. I spent ten minutes preparing the dough and it baked in the oven for 50 minutes. I ended up doing some cleaning while it baked. I loved that our apartment smelled of fresh bread, one of the best smells next to office supplies and onions. Yes, I love those smells. Ha!

How about adding some butter or apricot lekvar? And now that I think about it, add some Nutella! As you can see, I used my leftover apricot jam from the rugelach. It was darn tootin’ delicious.

The recipe suggests to let the bread completely cool before cutting. I tried to hold off, but eventually my mouth was salivating for some buttery Irish soda bread. Who doesn’t love warm bread? It’s the greatest comfort food known to man.

So, I ate some while I was taking pictures. No more holding back. Trust me. If you were in my place, you’d be grabbing for a bite, too. Even Joe was ready for a piece as soon as I took it out of the oven.

I made some spaghetti and meatballs for dinner. I grabbed the garlic, butter and cheese and made these. Yum.

A big thanks to Carla from Chocolate Moosey and Cathy of My Culinary Mission for hosting this weeks recipe. Go check them out for the recipe.

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10 comments
  1. Isn’t the smell of fresh bread the BEST?! I had to laugh at the fact that you like the smell of office supplies. 🙂 Too funny. I’m so glad you enjoyed your bread! And found a way to use up some of the leftover Rugelach components!

    • Doesn’t everyone have that slightly strange smell that you absolutely love?! Haha. Thanks so much for stopping by.

  2. Raelynn said:

    You’re bread looks so good!! 🙂

  3. Teresa said:

    You made good use of this bread! Great idea to use it as a side for your spaghetti dinner. Nothing like cheesy, garlicky, bread.

  4. Cher said:

    This was definitely a welcome addition after the rugelach!
    Very good use for the bread.

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