One of the most popular Irish Bread is the "Traditional Irish Scones" it is a delicious easy recipe that your family and friends will enjoy for years to come. Great for breakfast, the tartness of the golden raisins pairs beautifully with warm tea or a hot cup of coffee.
Preheat oven to 425° F.
Combine baking powder, baking soda, flour, sugar, and sea salt in a food processor bowl with steel blade and blend for 8 seconds (or whisk together in a large bowl).
Cut in butter by pulsing 8 times with food processor (or use a pastry cutter), until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Do not over blend!
In a small bowl whisk egg with buttermilk.
Add egg mixture to dry mix in food processor and pulse just until dough comes together (or create a well in dry ingredients, add egg mixture & stir just until moistened).
Then stir in raisins.
Turn dough onto floured surface and pat into 8-inch circle, approximately ½ to ¾- inch thick.
Cut into wedges or cut with 3-inch biscuit cutter and place on a parchment lined or buttered baking sheet.
Brush with buttermilk.
Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve warm, spread with lots of butter.