Recipe by Sharon123
An Irish recipe adapted from Cooking Light! Posted for the Zaar World Tour. Great for breakfast, lunch, or dessert!
Top Review by Sydney Mike
I've never been much on making these buggers, but love the taste of them when I buy them, & THESE ARE WONDERFUL! I didn't use the wheat germ or the bran this time, but fully intend to include them another time, as I'd like to know the difference in taste! Oh, yes, I also used a very rounded 1/3 cup of cranberries! Thanks for sharing! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Zaar Stars Recipe tag game]
- 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour (or 3 cups flour and eliminate the wheat germ and bran)
- 1⁄4 cup toasted wheat germ (see above)
- 1⁄4 cup natural bran (see above)
- 1⁄3 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 6 tablespoons chilled stick margarine or 6 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄3 cup chopped dried apricot
- 1⁄3 cup dried sweetened cranberries
- 3⁄4 cup low-fat buttermilk
- 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
- 1 large egg
- 1 large egg white
- cooking spray
- 1 tablespoon sugar
Directions See How It's Made
- Lightly spoon flour, wheat germ and bran into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal(I usually do this with my fingers).
- Stir in apricots and cranberries.
- Combine buttermilk, orange rind, egg, and egg white; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times with floured hands. Roll dough into a 12 x 6-inch rectangle.
- Cut dough into 8 (3-inch) squares using a dull knife or a dough scraper.
- Cut each square into 2 triangles; place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
- Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar; bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until golden. Serve warm. Enjoy!