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Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Forester
Added: Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3/4 c all-purpose flour
4 t baking powder
1/4 c white flour
1/8 t salt
5 T unsalted butter, frozen
1/2 c dried currants or raisins ( i use chocolate chips instead)
1/2 c milk
1/4 c sour cream
1 egg
1T milk

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
2. Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in large bowl. Grate frozen butter on cheese grater and work into flour mixture until it is in small lumps. Stir in currants ( or raisins/chocolate chips). Mix together 1/2 c milk and sour cream and then pour into dry ingredients and stir gently until well blended.
3. With floured hands, pat scone dough into balls 2-3inches across. Place onto a greased baking sheet and flatten lightly. Let the scones barely touch each other. Whisk together the egg and 1 T milk. Brush on the tops of the scones. Let them rest for 10 minutes.
4. Bake for 10-15 minutes until the tops are golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 minutes

 

 

 

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