Irish Cream Scones – Easy Recipe
Irish Cream Scones – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Let’s Make Scones —
Step 1: Freeze and grate butter
Step 2: Combine flour and butter, then gently incorporate the wet ingredients – don’t overwork the dough.
Step 3: On parchment paper, gently pat dough into a circle – cut into 8 wedges.
Step 4: Bake at 425 for 15 minutes – remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes.
Step 5: Mix Baileys Irish Cream with powdered sugar – drizzle on top
Step 6: Enjoy and Bon Appetite!
PREP TIME - Minutes
BAKE TIME - Minutes
- 4 Tbs. Butter - frozen, then grated
- 2 cups All-purpose flour
- 3 Tbs. Sugar
- 2 tsp. Baking powder
- ½ tsp. Salt
- 1 egg
- ½ cup buttermilk
- ¼ cup baileys Irish cream
- ¼ cup currants
- Baileys Drizzle
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- 1 Tbs. Baileys Irish cream
- Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat to 425°F.
- Freeze the butter for at least 15 minutes, then using a box grater, grate butter into small shards. Return grated butter to the freezer. watch video if you need help
- In a large bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt - stir to combine.
- Next, add the grated butter to the flour mixture, add currants stir lightly to combine.
- In a small bowl, add egg, buttermilk, and Baileys' - whisk together until combined.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the flour, stir until the dough begins to form - about 30 seconds.
- Transfer the dough and all remaining dry flour onto a piece of parchment paper. Knead the dough lightly until it just comes together into a slightly sticky ball. Add a small amount of flour to the top and pat gently into a round disk about 6 inches wide as pictured. Cut into 8 wedges. Transfer the parchment paper along with the scones to a baking sheet.
- Bake until tops are light brown 12-15 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes, then remove the scones to a cooling rack to cool completely before drizzling with icing.
- To make icing: Stir powdered sugar with Baileys's until smooth. If too runny to hold its shape when drizzled, add a small amount of sugar to thicken. If too thick - add more Baileys a drop at time.
- Using the tip of a spoon, drizzle icing over cooled scones. Let set in a cool dry space, about 30 minutes.
Irish Afternoon Cocktail
A Baileys’ Recipe
- 1 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream
- 1/2 ounce Frangelico
- 1/2 ounce Kahula
- Chilled Whipped Cream
- Cup of Hot Black Coffee
Fill a cup with hot black coffee, stir in Liqueurs. Top with whipped cream.
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