Scottish Tattie Scones

Marsha Gardner


These scones are traditionally served with breakfast, but I break all the rules. I am serving them this evening with my Scotch Broth Soup.

Tatties are potatoes.


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18 small scones
15 Min


  • 1 c
    leftover mashed potatoes, warmed
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted, softened and dividied
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder

How to Make Scottish Tattie Scones


  1. 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes, warmed
    1/2 cup flour
    5 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened and divided
    1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. salt
  2. Mix together all ingredients except 1 tbsp. butter until well blended. Knead dough several times on a lightly floured board; divide into 3 pieces.
    2. Press each into a circle about 1/2-inch thick, then cut each circle into 6 wedges. Melt remaining 1 tbsp. butter in a hot griddle or skillet.
    3. Add scones; cook for 6 to 8 minutes over medium heat or until each side is golden brown, turning once.

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Course/Dish: Biscuits Savory Breads

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