What quick bread is more popular this time of year than Irish Soda Bread. Made from pantry staples, this homemade bread is adaptable and an easy accompaniment for any dinner during these cold months.
Lightly flour a clean worksurface with remaining 1/4 c. flour (use more if needed). Turn out dough onto counter or workspace. Lightly flour hands and kneed dough a few times to form a round loaf. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet. With a serrated knight, lightly cut an X into the top of the loaf.
If desired, you can add dried currants or raisins to the bread. Toss 1 c. dried currants or raisins with 1 Tbs. all-purpose flour (to prevent sticking). Stir in just before the flour is completely incorporated.