Apricot Orange Irish Soda Bread

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

Recipe: #40344

March 15, 2023

"B & R Farms dried apricots a nice breakfast bread with butter"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (174.2 g)
  • Calories 386.7
  • Total Fat - 12 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 134.2 mg
  • Sodium - 601 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 60.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.7 g
  • Sugars - 14.9 g
  • Protein - 14.2 g
  • Calcium - 110.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 3

Add the dry ingredients to the bowl of your electric mixer.

Step 4

Mix the dry ingredients on low speed.

Step 5

Add the cold butter cubes and mix on low speed until the butter is completely mixed into the dry ingredients.

Step 6

Use your fingers if necessary, to work any large chunks of butter into the flour.

Step 7

Using a fork, beat the egg, buttermilk, and zest in a measuring cup.

Step 8

Turn the mixer on low speed, and slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mixing just until combined.

Step 9

Toss the dried apricots with the tablespoon of flour, then mix into the dough on low speed just until combined.

Step 10

The dough will be VERY wet!

Step 11

Pour the dough out onto a well floured surface and sprinkle with flour.

Step 12

Flour your hands and knead a few times until it’s in the shape of a round loaf.

Step 13

Place on the prepared baking sheet.

Step 14

Using a serrated knife

Step 15

Cut a small “X” into the center.

Step 16

Bake 50 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.

Step 17

Cool on a wire rack.


No special items needed.

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