Brown Bread Irish Scones will help make your Irish meal complete. Just a tiny bit sweet they are a perfect complement to a big hearty meal. Faith and Begorrah!
I am an ethnic mix as most Americans are – in my case, Irish is the biggest percentage. So it is with great pride that I celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the ‘wearin’ of the green’.
What makes it so fun is that other people celebrate too. When I was growing up mom always had an Irish main dish on the table. Every year! I don’t remember anything else being ‘Irish’ though.
I think it would be really fun to have every single recipe on the table a celebration of Ireland. These Brown Bread Irish Scones would fill the bill for one of the sides. Just a tiny bit sweet they are a perfect compliment to a big hearty meal.
Everybody – come and party!
20 minPrep Time
20 minCook Time
40 minTotal Time
- In a large bowl mix the flours, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt together.
- Cut in the cold butter with a pastry cutter to start with and then use your fingers to pinch and blend it until the mixture reminds you of a fine meal.
- Make a well in the center of the mixture and add 1 cup of the vanilla soy creamer.
- Mix lightly from the center until just incorporated.
- If it seems to dry add the other 1/8th of the creamer.
- Turn out onto a floured surface and knead just a couple of times to combine all.
- Push out with your fingers into a round until about 1/2 thick.
- Cut with a round biscuit cutter (2 to 2-1/2).
- Place the rounds on a lightly floured baking sheet.
- Brush, liberally, the tops of the rounds with the melted butter.
- Bake at 375• for 20 minutes.
- Let cool 5 minutes and remove to a rack to cool completely.
After they have cooled you may freeze them in any of the methods shown in my article How to Prepare Food for the Freezer .
They defrost quickly so it really doesn't take any planning. The microwave will also zap them in 10 to 15 seconds.