Soda Bread Scones
Recipe from Vegetarian Times

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.

Soda Bread Scones

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Servings: 6
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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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