St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, so I made you these mini loaves of maple Irish soda bread to celebrate! Tender, perfectly maple-y Irish soda bread chock full of juicy (and optionally bourbon-flavored) raisins, all dusted with sugar. This bread will have you celebrating St. Patrick on the 17th of every month – I just know it.
These babies also just so happen to be shamrock-shaped. How cute can ya get?!
This maple Irish soda bread is my second Recipe Remix recipe (the first being these baked black and white cookie donuts). I whipped these guys up last year when my blog was still a baby blog, and have been waiting pretty impatiently to recreate them again this year. I will take any and all excuses to snack on cute, seasonal mini bread loaves. Especially ones that taste like these! The little bit of maple extract in the dough transforms standard Irish soda bread into something out of this world! And bourbon-soaked raisins? Bursting with flavor, for real. Warm from the oven or at room temperature, these loaves don’t even need butter (…though who would complain about extra butter?).