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March 3, 2014

Scones are just not only for “Tea Time”, they’re just biscuits.  Make them for breakfast, lunch or dinner too.  This basic recipe will get you started but start making your own with surprising variations.  Tonight mine will be with some cheddar cheese (and maybe some green peppers.




  • 1 3/4 C. All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 C. Sugar (addl.
  • 2 t. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 4 T. Kerrygold Irish Butter (cold) (other butter will do, of course)
  • 1/3 C. Raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 C. Whole Milk
  • 1 Egg (plus addl. beaten egg to brush tops)


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees/grease and flour a baking sheet or scone pan
  2. In a large bowl add the flour, baking powder, salt and butter: quickly rub the butter into the flour until the mixture resemble fine breadcrumbs (add the sugar if using and stir)
  3. Make a well in the center; stir in enough milk to make a pliable dough
  4. Turn the mixture onto a floured board and knead lightly; then lightly rout out to approx. 3/4 thick
  5. Cut 6-8 rounds or cunt into triangles//or put in scone pan
  6. Brush the tops with the beaten egg mixture
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown
  8. Cool and serve immediately



Yield: 6-8

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 4, 2014 17:26

    Thanks for visiting. And thank you for the heavy cream tip! Will do. That baking pan seems extravagant but it is not. I love it too.

  2. Mythoughts76 permalink
    March 3, 2014 18:59

    Next time use heavy cream instead of milk. I love your baking pan!

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