Irish Yogurt Soda Bread


  • 4 cups Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking Soda
  • 3 teaspoons baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Currants
  • 2 tablespoons Caraway seed
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup plain low-fat Yogurt, mixed with:
  • 3/4 cup Water


1. Stir the dry ingredients together.

2. Add the currants and caraway seeds; add eggs.

3. Add the yogurt and water mixture and stir until a sticky batter is formed.

4. Knead on a well-floured surface for 1 minute, then shape into a ball and place in a well-greased round casserole dish.

5. Mark a cross in the center with a sharp knife and bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

6. Remove bread from casserole dish and allow to cool on a wire rack.

7. Slice thinly to serve. 

Cook's Notes:

Freezes well and is best the day after baking! 

The original recipe can be found on

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