Irish Scones

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Title: Irish Scones
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Irish, Scones


1 c White flour
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/4 lb Butter; softened
2 oz Sugar
1 Egg; slightly beaten
2 oz Milk
Sultanas (white raisins) opt
Walnut halves (optional)

Recipe by: "Aine.McManus" , Mix flour and baking
powder. Add butter, blending until mixture is butter-colored. Add sugar
and continue to mix well. Add half the beaten egg and all the milk. Add
raisins or some nuts, if desired, mixing well to make a sticky dough. Turn
dough onto floured board and knead at least 5 minutes or longer. Cut dough
into rounds and place on greased baking sheet or hot frying pan. Brush tops
of scones with remainder of beaten egg. Place walnut halves on top, if
desired. Bake at 350 to 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes, or until brown.
If preparing over an open fire, heat frying pan till very hot. Place scones
in pan and cook 7 to 8 minutes. Turn and cook 7 to 8 minutes more. Makes 6

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