Honey Soda Bread

Honey Soda Bread

YIELD: Makes 1 loaf


2 cups - all-purpose flour

1 cup - whole wheat flour

2 tsp. - baking soda

1/2 tsp. - salt

1/4 cup - butter or margarine

1 cup - golden raisins

2 tsp. - caraway seeds

1 cup - nonfat yogurt

1/3 cup - honey

2 T - 2% low-fat milk


In large bowl, combine flours, baking soda and salt until thoroughly mixed. Cut in butter until mixture resembles small peas. Mix in raisins and caraway seeds.

In separate bowl, whisk together yogurt and honey; blend into dry mixture.

Turn dough onto lightly floured work surface; knead until smooth, about 1 minute.

Shape dough into a ball. Place on lightly greased baking sheet. With a sharp knife, cut a shallow "X" on top of round. Brush top with milk.

Bake at 325°F for 45 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown and crust is firm.

Cool before slicing.