SODA BREAD #1
4 cups (1 pound) flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 to 3/4 pint of milk or buttermilk Raisins or currants (optional) Mix dry ingredients together. Add milk or buttermilk to form a loose dough. Add raisins or currants, if desired. Place dough on floured board and knead until smooth. Form into a round about 2 inches high and make a large X with a knife in top of dough. Bake on greased baking sheet at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Makes 1 loaf.