Recipe of the Month  

March Recipe - Healthy Irish Soda Bread 



  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter 
  • 1 cup buttermilk 
  • 1/2 cup dried currants 


In a large bowl, combine the flours, sugar substitute, baking soda andd salt; cut in butter. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. 


  • Fold in currants. Knead on a floured surface 8-10 times.  Shape into 7-in round loaf; place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. 

    Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.  Remove from pan to a wire rack. 


    Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 120 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch. 


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