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Irish Soda Bread
4 cups white flour, plus more kneading the dough 
1 teaspoon baking soda 
1 teaspoon baking powder 
1 teaspoon salt 
2 tablespoons sugar 
2 cups buttermilk 
Currants, raisins, or other dried fruit, to taste (optional) 
Butter, for greasing the pie pan and serving 

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
2. Sift together into a large bowl the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Add the buttermilk and currants, raisins, or other dried fruit and mix until just combined and a dough forms.
3. Lightly dust a work surface with flour. Knead the dough for 2 minutes and shape into a round loaf.
4. Butter an 8-inch pie pan and place the dough inside. Cut a cross along the top and bake for 35-40 minutes. Enjoy warm with butter.


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