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Creamed Scones

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • -matthew deselms; (pgdm38a)
  • 2 1/2 c All purpose flour
  • 5 ts Baking powder
  • 5 tb Sugar
  • 3 tb Unsalted butter; chilled cut
  • -into pieces
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/4 c Whipping cream
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/3 c Dried currants
  • 1 Egg; beaten to blend (glaze)


Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Lightly grease heavy large cookie sheet. Sift
flour and baking powder into medium bowl. Mix in sugar. Add butter and rub
with fingertips until mixture resembles fine meal. Whisk milk, whipping
cream and egg yolk in small bowl to blend. Add to dry ingredients and stir
just until combined. Mix in currants. Turn dough out onto floured work
surface. Press to thickness of 1 inch. Cut out rounds using 2- to
2-1/2-inch cookie cutter. Gather scraps and press together to thickness of
1 inch. Cut out additional rounds. Transfer founds to prepared cookie
sheet, spacing evenly. Brush with glaze. Bake until golden brown, about 15
minutes. Transfer scones to rack to cool slightly. Serve warm with butter
and jam.

This is a recipe for the scones served at the Caledonian Hotel in
Edinburgh, Scotland. This recipe makes about a dozen.

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