Irish Soda Bread is one of the easiest breads to make. Prepare it for St. Patrick's Day, or anytime of the year for teatime or breakfast.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9-inch round cake pan.
Mix flour, sugar, caraway seed, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in large bowl. Stir in raisins. Mix buttermilk, eggs and vanilla in medium bowl; stir into dry ingredients. Spread in prepared pan.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
Irish Soda Bread Muffins: Prepare dough as directed. Divide among 12 greased muffin cups. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.