148 calories

Total Time: 45 minutes

These whole wheat Irish soda bread muffins are delicious, the perfect start a lazy cold March Sunday morning. Speckled with raisins, they are sweet and perfect enjoyed with a hot cup of tea.


  • baking spray
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp chilled butter
  • 1 cup 1% buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp honey or agave
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 oz raisins (about 2/3 cup)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray muffin tin with baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt). Using a pastry cutter or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together buttermilk, honey (or agave) and egg until blended.
  4. Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients and stir to combine. Stir in raisins.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  6. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of one muffin comes out clean.
  7. Remove tin and cool on a wire rack for about 5 minutes before removing muffins from tin; finish cooling on rack.
  8. Serve warm or cool completely and store muffins in an airtight container or ziplock bags at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12 servings, Serving Size: 1 muffin

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 6
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 148 calories
  • Total Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sugar: g
  • Protein: g

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