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Grandma Tam's Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Page Kennedy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3 tsp baking powder
tsp salt
shortening or butter
2 eggs
cereal cream or thick sour cream with 1 tsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp white sugar
Handful of raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, baking poweder and salt. Cut in butter with dough blender or two knives. Beat eggs until light; add cream and sugar. Make well in centre of flour mixture; add egg mixture all at once. Stir lightly, mixing as little as possible; turn on floured board. Knead lightly until dough is smooth. Add raisins and just mix in. Roll to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut crosswise in diamonds; brush lightly with the following glaze, if you like:
2 Tbsp cold milk
1 Tbsp white sugar
Bake in hot oven, 450F 12-15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield: 18 scones
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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