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English Cream Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Gauthier

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups Flour
3 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Sugar
1/4 cup Butter or Shortening
2 Eggs
1/3 cup Milk

Topping: 2 tablespoons Sugar

Raisin Scones:
Stir in 1/2 cup raisins with dry ingredients. Increase sugar to 4 tablespoons.

Cheese Scones:
Increase salt to 1 teaspoon, if using shortening. Decrease sugar to 1 teaspoon. Cut in 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese with butter or shortening.

Whole Wheat:
Substitute whole wheat flour for all purpose flour.

Directions:
Directions:
1. Stir flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together. Cut in butter with pastry blender.
2. Beat eggs until light, reserving a little of the egg whites to brush over tops of scones. Stir milk into eggs.
3. Add liquid slowly to dry ingredients to make a soft dough, then stir vigorously until dough comes freely from side of bowl.
4. Pat dough to 3/4 inch thickness; brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar.
5. Cut into squares or triangles.
6. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 45o degrees until golden, approximately 12-15 minutes.

 

 

 

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