Brown Scones

Recipe from my mother who is from Galway

Cian McWalters

Cian McWalters
Brown Scones
Drawing by Cian McWalters


  • 12 oz plain flour
  • 12 oz course wholemeal Flour
  • 1½ tblsp All bran
  • 1½ tblesp Wheatgerm
  • 1 tblsp sugar
  • 1½ Teasp Bread soda
  • 1 Tblsp Pin Head Oatmeal
  • 6 oz Butter (5oz is also ok)
  • 1 pint Buttermilk


Heat oven to 180c – 190c. Put flat baking tray in oven.

Sieve white flour and bread soda. Put in bowl with all other dry ingredients. Rub in the butter to resemble breadcrumbs. Add the buttermilk and mix together. Don’t put in the whole pint at once, some butter milk is thinner than others. Using the whole pint is optional. Turn the dough onto floured worktop and roll out to ¾ inch thick. Cut into shapes with cutter. Glaze with beaten egg.

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This page was added on 14/02/2018.

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