- 4 cups (1 pound) flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 to 3/4 pint of milk or buttermilk
- Raisins or currants (optional)
Mix dry ingredients together. Add milk or buttermilk to form a loose dough. Add raisins or currants, if desired. Place dough on floured board and knead until smooth. Form into a round about 2 inches high and make a large X with a knife in top of dough. Bake on greased baking sheet at 375 degrees for 45 minutes.
Makes 1 loaf.
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