Irish scones Recipe
Irish scones
Flavors of Ireland
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
For 6 - 8 scones

- 1/2 stick/55g butter
- 2 cups /225g self raising flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2-4 tbsp fine caster sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 150 ml milk

- 1 egg beaten with a little milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 200° C (400° F). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Rub together the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar and butter until crumbly. Add the milk.
  3. Turn the mixture on to a floured board and knead very lightly until you obtain workable dough.
  4. Roll the dough out to a thickness of 2 cm (3/4"). Using a 7.5 cm (3") cutter, cut the dough into discs.
  5. Place on the baking tray and brush with the beaten egg and milk mixture.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden and well risen.
  7. Remove from the oven and carefully transfer to a rack to cool. Serve hot or cold, with butter, or lashings of jam and cream.
More recipe ideas
Search within the site
Advanced search >
Register free to receive our official newsletter
Sign up
Subscribe to our free RSS feeds:
Get the daily and monthly recipe posts automatically added to your newsreader.
Sign up