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Irish Bannock

A tasty loaf similar to a scone. Perfect for breakfast or as a snack with tea or coffee.
Prep15 Mins
Cook40 Mins
Ready55 Mins
Servings8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup dried currants

Steps

  1. 1Combine 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.
  2. 2Turn 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.
  3. 3Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 40 minutes.
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