Irish Buttermilk Scones

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 44 days ago, viewed by 141
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This is a traditional scone recipe from Ireland using buttermilk alongside a smattering of sweet raisins. Best served hot with butter and jam.

What you will need

2 1/2 cups AP Flour

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Sugar

2 Tbsp Butter

1 cup Buttermilk

1/3 cup Raisins

EGG WASH

1 Egg

1 tsp Water

(Nutritional facts 332 calories, 8 g fat, 55.3 g carbohydrates, 9.62 g protein, 173 mg cholesterol, 852 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather and portion all ingredients.

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Set oven to 425 °F

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Whisk the egg into the buttermilk.

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Add the salt, baking soda, and sugar to the flour. Whisk to combine.

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Cube the butter and pinch into the flour to create small flakes and pieces.

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the flour with the buttermilk mixture until a dough forms.

Create a well in the center of the flour-butter mixture and slowly hydrate the flour with the buttermilk mixture until a dough forms.

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genous dough.

Flour your work surface and finish incorporating the buttermilk into a homogenous dough.

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Fold the raisins into the dough and then pat into a 1 inch thick circle.

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sheet. This should make 6-8 scones.

Use a glass or round cookie cutter to cut the scones. Transfer to a baking sheet. This should make 6-8 scones.

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Whisk the egg and water and then brush a thin layer on to the top of the scones.

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Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned on top.

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Best served hot with butter and jam.

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