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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.

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
Soda Biscuits

Roll out the dough until one inch thick


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


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

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


Sprinkle the flour over the butter corned beef mixture


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


Add a little more butter if it’s too dry


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


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


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


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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0