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Irish Soda Bread Muffins with Cheddar and Jalapenos

I transformed the traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe into smaller muffins and added a Texas twist with cheddar and jalapenos.
Course Sides
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Irish Soda Bread Muffins, Irish Soda Bread Muffins with Cheddar and Jalapenos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 223kcal


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 4 jalapenos seeded and diced


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners, or spray muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and baking soda in a large bowl.
  • Whisk together buttermilk and egg together in a small bowl. Stir into flour mixture. Fold butter into the batter.
  • Stir in shredded Cheddar ad diced jalapenos.
  • Spoon batter into the prepared muffin tin.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 30 minutes.


Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 375mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 2mg