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Currant Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Green
Added: Sunday, January 23, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. all- purpose flour
2 T. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. butter
1 1/2 c. currants (can substitute raisins)
1/3 to 1/2 c. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in currants or raisins. Gradually add enough milk to the mixture to form a soft dough, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead lightly 4 to 5 times.

Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 450 for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Serve warm with butter and jam.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Excellent served with tea in the afternoon.

 

 

 

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