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This recipe Irish Soda Bread Scones is perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Such a wonderful breakfast treat, but also the perfect food to have on hand for an afternoon snack.
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Irish Soda Bread Scones

Delicious and easy scones similar to Irish Soda Bread.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast or snack
Cuisine: Irish
Servings: 16
Calories: 199kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ C Flour
  • ½ C Oats
  • 2 T Raw Sugar
  • 2 ½ t Baking Powder
  • 1 t Baking Soda
  • ¾ t Salt
  • 1 C Raisins
  • 1 C Half & Half
  • ¾ C Buttermilk
  • 1 t Vanilla Extract
  • 4 T Butter or ½ stick
  • 1 egg beaten

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • In a saucepan, melt the ½ stick of butter until golden. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Combine all dry ingredients and sift them together.
  • In a separate bowl, combine all liquids – including the melted (cooled) butter.
  • Stir the wet mix into the dry with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead together.
  • Break the dough in half and shape into 2 large rounds.
  • Flatten with your hands so you have 2 8” round circles. Cut into 4 or 8 “pie slices”.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet about 2” apart. Brush tops with beaten egg.
  • Bake about 25 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and let cool on rack.

Nutrition

Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 174IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg