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These scones are the perfect complement to morning coffee or afternoon tea. Serve scones hot with your favorite jam. Makes 6 servings.

Irish Buttermilk Scones



  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. Coat baking sheet with cooking oil spray.
  3. Mix all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Add currants and caraway seeds.
  5. Whisk egg, buttermilk and butter in a separate bowl.
  6. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients.
  7. Mix well until a fluffy, moist dough is formed.
  8. Place dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out lightly until dough is 1-inch thick.
  9. Cut out 2-inch diameter circles from the dough.
  10. Glaze scones with egg or milk and place on the baking sheet, 2-3 inches apart.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes or until scones are light brown on top.