Irish Soda Bread

4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon shortening
1 cup raisins
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons caraway seed
2 cups buttermilk
Mix and sift dry ingredients; rub in shortening wi th tips of finers, add caraway seed, raisins and buttermilk to make a soft dough. Pat and make a round flat cake to fit in an iron skillet.

Bake 50 minutes at 350 degrees temperature.

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