Soda Bread #1

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.