Irish Soda Bread
(Serves 12)In a bowl, combine all purpose flour, baking soda, salt and orange zest.
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon orange zest
In a separate bowl, combine whole wheat flour and raisins.
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup golden raisins
In bowl of electric mixer, beat egg and sugar.
1/4 cup sugar
Combine liquid ingredients in a 2 cup measuring pitcher.
1 cup skim milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/4 cup Earth Balance Buttery Spread, melted
Alternately add dry ingredients, then liquid ingredients to the mixing bowl. Stir just until combined. Turn dough into an 8 inch cake pan greased with olive oil spray. With floured hands, smooth and round top of dough. With a sharp knife, cut an "X" in the top of the dough.
Mix yogurt and milk. Brush dough with this mixture, then sprinkle with salt.
1 tablespoon plain nonfat yogurt
1 tablespoon evaporated skim milk
Pinch of salt
Bake at 425 F. 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 F and bake 35 minutes more. Remove from pan and cool on rack.