Soda Bread Scones

Irish soda bread is just barely sweet and biscuit-like--perfect with a savory meal. It's usually baked in a large round, but here we've cut it into scone-like wedges that take only 20 minutes to bake.

Recipe from Vegetarian Times
Soda Bread Scones
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  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk or plain soymilk
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup dried currants
  • 8 teaspoons raw sugar, such as turbinado, optional
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray.
Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in bowl. Whisk together buttermilk, maple syrup, and currants in separate bowl. Stir buttermilk mixture into flour mixture until soft dough forms. Transfer to floured work surface, and shape into 8-inch round. Cut round into 8 wedges. Transfer to prepared baking sheet, and sprinkle each wedge with 1 teaspoon sugar, if using. Bake 20 minutes, or until browned.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 193, Fat, total (g) 1, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 44, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 15, pro. (g) 6, sodium (mg) 226, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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