Irish Soda Bread recipe with flour, sugar, baking powder, shortening and raisins.
Fill a saucepan half way with water and bring to a boil.
Add raisins and continue boiling for 3 minutes.
Drain and lightly dust with flour.
Meanwhile, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Add shortening using a pastry blender or your fingers.
Stir in milk and eggs until fully moistened.
Carefully stir in raisins.
Spread into a loaf pan coated with non-stick spray and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a skewer comes out clean.
Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool completely before serving.