This traditional Irish soda bread can be made with an assortment of mix-ins such as dried fruit and nuts, but I like it with a handful of raisins. And the best way to eat Irish soda bread? Slathered with butter, of course! —Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Irish soda bread is traditionally made in a loaf shape, but these muffins have the same terrific flavor with buttermilk, caraway seeds and currants. They are easy to make and delicious served warm. —Lorraine Ballsieper, Deep River, Connecticut
Some people consider bread to be the most important part of a meal…and this Irish bread satisfies such folks! This recipe is by far the best soda bread I’ve ever tried. With the addition of raisins, it is moist and delicious! —Evelyn Kenney, Trenton, New Jersey
This is one of my favorite recipes for soda bread. It’s versatile—you can do endless sweet or savory variations. I serve it sliced alongside assorted spreads and cheeses. —Theresa Vujosevic, Hamburg, New Jersey
It’s amazing how bread can be made in a slow cooker, which is why this recipe is so awesome—who knew it could be so simple! Let the inviting aroma of dill and cheese fill your kitchen. —Melissa Hansen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
My husband’s family is Irish. Wanting to impress my future mother-in-law, I baked this bread and took it along with me when I met her the first time. Needless to say, it worked! —Padmini Roy-Dixon, Columbus, Ohio
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.