Irish Breakfast Scones

Louise Lennox goes all Irish with this lovely breakfast treat.

Ingredients


  • 1 lb self raising flour
  • 4 oz butter (cubed)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 6 floz whole milk
  • 4 oz honey
  • 6 oz frozen mixed berries
  • 1 tub of clotted cream

Method

  1. In a large bowl rub together flour and butter until they resemble breadcrumbs.
  2. Whisk eggs, milk and 2 oz of honey together then pour into the flour mix. Gently stir with a fork until a soft ball is formed.
  3. Roll out scone dough into a 10inch round on a lightly floured surface and cut into eight triangles. Or You can use a cookie cutter to do this.
  4. Lightly sprinkle a baking tray with flour and place scones on top leaving space in between them.Brush the top of the scones with beaten egg yolk mixed with 4 tbsp.water.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 190°C for 20-30 minutes until golden brown.
  6. While the scones are baking make the berry compote by simply heating the frozen berries in a pot with the remaining honey, bring to the boil, simmer for five minutes.
  7. Serve the scones warm cut in half topped with the warm berry compote and clotted cream.




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