Soda Bread Scones With Irish Whiskey Butter Recipe

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Constance Richards Modified: March 21, 2022
Soda Bread Scones With Irish Whiskey Butter Recipe

How To Make Soda Bread Scones With Irish Whiskey Butter

These delightfully crumbly soda bread scones are made with Irish whiskey-soaked raisins, baked to perfection, and served with a creamy whiskey butter!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Scones:

  • cupIrish whiskey
  • ½cupgolden raisin
  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • ¾cupwhole wheat flour
  • 3tbspgranulated sugar
  • tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda,scant
  • tspfine sea salt
  • 8tbspunsalted butter,cold, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • ¾cupbuttermilk,plus more for brushing
  • 2tspcaraway seed,divided
  • flaky sea salt,for sprinkling

For Whiskey Butter:

  • 4tbspunsalted butter,at room temperature
  • 1tbspIrish whiskey,leftover from soaking raisins
  • 1tspflaky sea salt

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the whiskey to a simmer.

  2. Turn off the heat, add the raisins, and set aside for at least 15 minutes to allow the raisins to plump.

  3. Drain and reserve the raisins and whiskey separately.

  4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and fine sea salt.

  6. Add the butter and use the hands to pinch together the butter and flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.

  7. Add the buttermilk to the mixture and mix just until a dough begins to form.

  8. Add the whiskey-soaked raisins and 1½ teaspoons of caraway seeds. Mix just to combine.

  9. Shape the dough into a 7-inch round dough. Use a pastry brush to brush the top of the round with buttermilk.

  10. Sprinkle with the remaining ½ teaspoon of caraway seeds and flaky salt

  11. Cut the dough into 8 triangles and transfer to the parchment-lined baking sheet, spacing the scones 2-inches apart.

  12. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden.

Whiskey Butter:

  1. While the scones bake, in a medium bowl, add the reserved whiskey to the butter, a little at a time, mixing after each addition until fully combined.

  2. Stir in the salt.

  3. Serve the scones warm or at room temperature with the whiskey butter alongside.

  4. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 389.28kcal
  • Fat: 18.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.18g
  • Trans Fat: 0.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.63g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.43g
  • Fiber: 2.61g
  • Sugar: 11.30g
  • Protein: 6.07g
  • Cholesterol: 46.71mg
  • Sodium: 263.39mg
  • Calcium: 112.29mg
  • Potassium: 189.03mg
  • Iron: 2.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 149.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.63mg
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