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Irish Bannock

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A tasty loaf similar to a scone. Perfect for breakfast or as a snack with tea or coffee.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dried
Directions

Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture with pastry cutter. Add buttermilk until dough is soft. Stir in currants.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead for 5 minutes, or until smooth. Form dough into a 7 inch round. Place on a lightly oiled cake pan or cookie sheet. Cut 1/2 inch deep cross side to side. Score with cross 1/2 inch deep on the top.

Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 40 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese, Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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