Makes 1 massive spherical

A raisin-studded soda bread will get just a little heft from toasted walnuts and a small quantity of yellow cornmeal. The dough is blended with buttermilk, formed into the basic spherical with an “x” minimize on prime, and baked till golden. The bread has numerous taste with a pleasant golden crust whose edges crumble just a little if you minimize into the spherical. Save the crumbs to sprinkle in your cup of yogurt.

1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
cups flour
teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup sugar
cup yellow cornmeal
5 tablespoons chilly unsalted butter, minimize into small items
1 cup golden raisins
1 egg
¾ cup buttermilk, or extra if wanted
Further flour (for sprinkling)

1. Set the oven at 375 levels. Have readily available a small baking dish and a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

2. Unfold the walnuts within the baking dish and switch to the oven. Toast for 8 minutes, turning a couple of times, or till they begin to brown; cool. Depart the oven on.

3. In a big bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cornmeal to mix them totally.

4. Scatter the butter over the flour combination. Utilizing a pastry blender or two blunt knives, minimize the butter into the flour till it’s diminished to small pea-size bits. With a rubber spatula, stir within the walnuts and raisins.

5. In one other bowl, whisk collectively the egg and all however 2 tablespoons buttermilk. Pour the egg-buttermilk combination over the flour combination. With the rubber spatula, stir to type massive clumps. Add the remaining buttermilk, 1 tablespoon at a time, if crucial, or extra, if there are dry crumbs within the backside of the bowl.

6. Flip the clumps out onto a flippantly floured counter and work them flippantly to type a dough. Form it right into a plump ball that’s about 5 1/2 to six inches in diameter. Set it on the baking sheet. Use a pointy parking knife to slash a shallow X within the prime of the dough.

7. Bake the bread for 50 minutes, or till it it’s agency to the contact and golden brown. If the highest begins to brown too rapidly midway by means of cooking, loosely tent the dough with a sheet of foil. Switch to a wire rack to chill fully. Use a serrated knife to chop into thick slices and serve with butter and preserves.

Lisa Yockelson

Makes 1 massive spherical

A raisin-studded soda bread will get just a little heft from toasted walnuts and a small quantity of yellow cornmeal. The dough is blended with buttermilk, formed into the basic spherical with an “x” minimize on prime, and baked till golden. The bread has numerous taste with a pleasant golden crust whose edges crumble just a little if you minimize into the spherical. Save the crumbs to sprinkle in your cup of yogurt.

1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
cups flour
teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup sugar
cup yellow cornmeal
5 tablespoons chilly unsalted butter, minimize into small items
1 cup golden raisins
1 egg
¾ cup buttermilk, or extra if wanted
Further flour (for sprinkling)

1. Set the oven at 375 levels. Have readily available a small baking dish and a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

2. Unfold the walnuts within the baking dish and switch to the oven. Toast for 8 minutes, turning a couple of times, or till they begin to brown; cool. Depart the oven on.

3. In a big bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cornmeal to mix them totally.

4. Scatter the butter over the flour combination. Utilizing a pastry blender or two blunt knives, minimize the butter into the flour till it’s diminished to small pea-size bits. With a rubber spatula, stir within the walnuts and raisins.

5. In one other bowl, whisk collectively the egg and all however 2 tablespoons buttermilk. Pour the egg-buttermilk combination over the flour combination. With the rubber spatula, stir to type massive clumps. Add the remaining buttermilk, 1 tablespoon at a time, if crucial, or extra, if there are dry crumbs within the backside of the bowl.

6. Flip the clumps out onto a flippantly floured counter and work them flippantly to type a dough. Form it right into a plump ball that’s about 5 1/2 to six inches in diameter. Set it on the baking sheet. Use a pointy parking knife to slash a shallow X within the prime of the dough.

7. Bake the bread for 50 minutes, or till it it’s agency to the contact and golden brown. If the highest begins to brown too rapidly midway by means of cooking, loosely tent the dough with a sheet of foil. Switch to a wire rack to chill fully. Use a serrated knife to chop into thick slices and serve with butter and preserves.Lisa Yockelson

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