sherry monfils Recipe

Cheesy Irish soda bread scones

By sherry monfils smonfils

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These are perfect served w/ corned beef and cabbage.


1 c
3 c
3/4 c
whole wheat flour
1 c
plus 2 tbsp reduced-fat, shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2/3 c
1 Tbsp
caraway seeds
2-1/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
1-1/4 c
1 large
6 Tbsp
melted butter
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Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 325. Coat a baking sheet w/ cooking spray. In microwave-safe bowl, microwave raisins in 1 cup water on high until hot, 1-2 mins. Let stand about 10 min, drain.
In bowl, mix flours, 1 cup cheese, sugar, caraway seeds, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, beat buttermilk, egg and 4 tbsp butter until mixed well. Stir into flour mix, along w/ raisins.
On floured surface, knead until dough forms. Divide dough into 2 equal pieces. Shape each piece into a 6" disk. Cut each disk into 6 wedges. Transfer wedges onto baking sheet, 2" apart. Brush tops w/ reamining butter. Bake 20 min, or until golden. Sprinkle tops w/ remaining cheese during the last 5 mins of cook time.

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