Irish Scones Recipe
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Patrick's Day - Razzle Dazzle Recipes
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1 cup white flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 pound butter, softened
2 ounces sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 ounces milk
Sultanas (white raisins) optional
Walnut halves (optional)
Mix flour and baking powder. Add butter, blending until mixture is
butter-colored. Add sugar and continue to mix well. Add half the beaten
egg and all the milk.
Add raisins or some nuts, if desired, mixing well to make a sticky
dough. Turn dough onto floured board and knead at least 5 minutes or
Cut dough into rounds and place on greased baking
sheet or hot frying pan. Brush tops of scones with remainder of beaten
egg. Place walnut halves on top, if desired.
Bake at 350 to 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes, or
If preparing over an open fire, heat frying pan till very hot. Place
scones in pan and cook 7 to 8 minutes. Turn and cook 7 to 8 minutes
Makes 6 Scones
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