Dawson Recipe Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Recipe - The Dawson Family Recipe

3/4 cup of sugar
1 stick of softened butter
1 egg, beaten
3 cups of flour
1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
1 Tablespoon of Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 1/4 cup of buttermilk
1 cup (about 3 large snack boxes of raisins)
1 teaspoon of caraway seed

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Sift dry ingredients together.  Cream butter and sugar.  Add egg.  Blend in dry ingredients, alternating with buttermilk.  Fold in raisins and caraway seed, or sprinkle seed across top when dough is placed in a greased 8-9 " cake pan.  Cut a cross over the top of the bread in the an. Bake for 45 min- 50 min or till done.