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Irish Soda Biscuits With Gravy Recipe

Yields3 Servings

Leftover corned beef makes a great, creamy gravy made with a little flour, butter and milk. It’s the perfect topping for these Irish soda biscuits. Baking soda gives these biscuits a great flavor and texture and they can be eaten like a traditional biscuit with a soft pat of butter or jelly.

INGREDIENTS:
Soda Biscuits
 0.75 cup buttermilk
 2 tbsp butter
 2 tsp sugar
 0.75 tsp baking soda
 0.75 tsp salt
 0.50 cup raisins
 1 tbsp caraway seeds
 2 cups bread flour
Corned Beef Gravy
 1 cup shredded corned beef
 3 tbsp butter
 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
 3 to 4 cups whole milk, more to taste
 0.50 tsp seasoned salt
 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, more to taste
DIRECTIONS:
Soda Biscuits
1

Roll out the dough until one inch thick

2

Cut into 2 inch rounds and place on an oiled baking sheet

3

Bake at 375° F./190° C for 15 minutes or until browned. Serve or place in a bowl and top with corned beef gravy.

Corned Beef Gravy
4

Melt the butter in a sauté pan and add the chopped corned beef and sauté

5

Sprinkle the flour over the butter corned beef mixture

6

Stir around with a spatula until the flour is incorporated and smooth

7

Add a little more butter if it’s too dry

8

While stirring constantly slowly pour in the milk and blend into the butter/flour paste

9

You may have to cook the mixture for up to 10 minutes to get a gravy like consistency

10

Continue to cook over low heat and add the salt and pepper

11

Continue to stir as the gravy thickens and adjust seasonings to taste. Pour over a biscuit and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3