Once a year I bake this for my family. It disappears rather quickly! I often bake two batches and bring them around to friends and family. It's the one time of year when it’s handy to know an Irish person who will bring you soda bread. My Mom used this same recipe, which she inherited from some other old people. In her version of it, she added a few tablespoons of caraway seeds (eeewwwww!). If that sounds good to you – go for it! Here's the simple, simple recipe: 6 c.