Scones

1
Jean Ray

By
@Sheepdoc

From an Irish recipe internet site.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

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

Ingredients

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

How to Make Scones

Step-by-Step

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

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About Scones

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




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