Irish Scones Recipe

Irish Scones has a fine taste. The shortening with butter milk gives the Irish Scones a prefect taste.
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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 All purpose flour1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Buttermilk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1815 Calories from Fat 932

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g162.3%

Saturated Fat 25.9 g129.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2253.4 mg93.9%

Total Carbohydrates 189 g63%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 15.6 g

Protein 27 g54.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 58.7% Iron 61.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives until particles are the size of rice kernels.
Add the buttermilk and stir with a fork until dough follows fork and forms a ball.
Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead lightly with fingertips about 8 times.
Divide dough in half and shape each into a round about 1/2 inch thick.
Cut each round into 6 wedge-shaped pieces.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 450°F 8 to 10 minutes.