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Irish Breakfast Scone Recipe

This is a delicious and easy to make recipe for Irish breakfast scones. You’ll get to sample this type of home-baking when you stay in an Irish bed & breakfast. B&B homes are the perfect choice of accommodation if you have a passion for quality cuisine and home comforts. Staying in a B&B is an opportunity to experience Irish hospitality at its very best!

Try this recipe at home, the tasty scones will be a real hit with everyone!


1 lb self-raising flourIrish Breakfast Scones
4 ozs butter
2 ozs caster sugar
2 eggs – whisked
1 cup of milk – approximately


1.       Sieve dry ingredients into a bowl
2.       Rub in the butter
3.       Make a well in the centre
4.       Add the whisked eggs and milk to the mixture
          (Keep a little of the egg/milk mixture for brushing
          over the scones)
5.       Mix to a loose dough
6.       Turn onto a floured board and knead lightly
7.       Roll out dough to about 1” thickness
8.       Cut out scones, put on a baking tray and brush with beaten egg
9.       Bake in a hot oven – 200C/400F/Gas 6 – for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown

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Posted: 21 Jul 2016 by Claire Regan | with 2 comments

Tags: B&B Recipes, Irish Breakfast Scones, Irish Recipes

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Hi Nancy
Delighted to hear that your scones turned out so well and that they were so tasty. It is great to get feedback on the recipes that we post. Maybe you will try the brown bread recipe next...
25/02/2019 10:52:20
Nancy Curry
I tried your scones! Yummy. Lovely, soft and faintly sweet biscuit. Thanks for sharing the recipe and instructions.
24/02/2019 19:20:43
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