▢4 cups all-purpose flour ▢¼ cup sugar ▢1 teaspoon salt ▢1 teaspoon baking powder ▢¼ cup unsalted butter ▢2 cups raisins ▢1½ cups buttermilk ▢1 egg ▢1 teaspoon baking soda
375°F preheat the oven.
Whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder in a large basin. Apply butter while utilizing a pastry blender. Combine the raisins with the flour.
Whisk together the egg, buttermilk, and baking soda in a small basin or measuring cup.
Gently combine the dry ingredients with the liquid ingredients after pouring them into the mixture.
Form the dough into a round loaf on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or grease. Utilize a pointed knife to make two deep slashes in the shape of a cross on top of the loaf.