This single-serve version of classic Irish soda bread is fun for St. Patrick's Day, but you'll find they're also delicious for weekend brunches. All you need with these scones is a warm cup of tea. Source: EatingWell.com, March 2019

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Ingredients

Scones
Glaze

Directions

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  • To prepare scones: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Using a pastry cutter (or your fingers), work butter into the flour mixture until it resembles small pebbles. Add currants and toss to coat.

  • Whisk buttermilk, maple syrup and egg in a medium bowl until blended. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until combined; do not overmix.

  • Transfer the dough to a clean surface and, using floured hands, press into a 6-inch circle. Cut into 10 wedges. Place the wedges in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake the scones until golden brown, 16 to 18 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, prepare the glaze: Combine confectioners' sugar and orange juice in a small bowl. Spoon the glaze onto the cooled scones and serve immediately.

Tips

Equipment: Parchment paper

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; 6.9 g total fat; 3.8 g saturated fat; 35 mg cholesterol; 433 mg sodium. 142 mg potassium; 41.8 g carbohydrates; 3.6 g fiber; 18 g sugar; 4.7 g protein; 223 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 124 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 9 mg magnesium; 11 g added sugar;

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