Einkorn Irish Soda Bread

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups (480grams) jovial all-purpose einkorn flour
  • ½ cup (106 grams) sugar
  • 2 tsp (8 grams) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (6 grams) baking soda
  • ¾ tsp (6 grams) salt
  • 1 cup (130 grams) raisins
  • 2 tsp (6 grams) caraway seeds
  • 1 cup (227 grams) sour cream
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • Extra Einkorn flour for dusting top of loaf
  • Butter or pan spray for preparing baking pan or cast iron skillet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° degrees.  Butter a 9” round baking pan or cast iron skillet.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, raisins and caraway seeds.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and sour cream
  4. Stir in the liquid mixture into the dry mixture until flour is moistened.
  5. Using a wooden spoon or pastry spatula, knead the dough in the bowl until it begins to take form; about 10 to 12 turns.  The dough will be sticky.
  6. Turn the dough out into the prepared pan and pat down flat.
  7. Score the top of the dough in an x shape with a sharp floured paring knife.
  8. Dust top of dough with flour.
  9. Place pan or skillet in the center rack of your oven and bake for 65 to 70 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and allow bread to cool for a few minutes.  Turn bread out on a wire rack to finish cooling.