Irish Soda Breads (Scones)
1 1/2 Tbspbaking powder
·zest of 1 orange
1 1/2 Tbspcaraway seeds
1 cdried currants
2 Tbspsour cream or plain yogurt
1/2 c+ 1 t butter
3/4 cwell-shaken buttermilk
How to Make Irish Soda Breads (Scones)
- Preheat oven to 450F.
Sift flour, salt, and baking powder. Add orange zest, seeds, currants, sugar, and sour cream.
- Add butter in small pieces, cut into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add buttermilk, mixing lightly with your fingers.Knead briefly until mixture just comes together. It's important not to overmix. Dough will be a little sticky.
- Divide breads onto 2 baking sheets about 3-4" apart. Bake until puffed and golden, 12-14 minutes at 450F.