Traditional Irish Scones Recipe
Traditional Irish Scones are made with a combination of flour, butter and buttermilk. They make perfect flaky scones.
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 ¾ cup
Sugar - ¼ cup
Baking Powder - 2 tsp
Salt - ½ tsp
Cold Unsalted Butter - 5 tblspn cubed
Milk - ½ cup / 120 ml
Egg - 1
Raisins - ⅓ cup
Preheat oven to 425 degree C / 220 degree F.
Mix egg and milk together and put it in fridge till needed.
Take flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl and mix well.
Add in cubed cold butter into it and use a fork to mix it into the flour to create crumble like. Add in raisins and mix well.
Now add in the wet ingredients and use the fork to bring it together.
Take it in a work surface and flatten it. Use a cookie cutter to cut out scone shapes.
Now arrange it in a baking tray and brush with the remaining milk and egg mix. Sprinkle top with some sugar and bake for 14 to 17 mins.
Now remove from oven and cool slightly. Serve with jam and cream.
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