Scones

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

From an Irish recipe internet site.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
self-rising flour
3 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
milk
1 pinch
salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 425 and place rack at top.
2Sift flour into a bowl and cut in butter. Add salt. Mix in milk, a little at at time. Knead lightly to a soft dough, adding more milk if necessary.
3Roll out to one finger thick on a floured board. Cut with pastry cutter but do not twist.
4Bake on greased cookie sheet 12-15 minutes.
5For Brown scones: Substitute one cup of whole wheat flour for one cup of all-purpose flour.
6For Fruit scones: Add 1 T confectioner's sugar and 2 T dried fruit before adding the milk.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish