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  • Serves: 16 Scones

Painted Table Currant Scones

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 3/4 c Unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 tb Baking powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 Sticks (8 oz) cold butter,
  • Cut into tablespoon-sized
  • Pieces
  • 3/4 c Currants
  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 2/3 c Whipping cream
  • 1 tb Sugar


1. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

2. Cut in butter with a pastry blender, or with your fingers, until texture
resembles coarse meal. Add currants and milk.

3. Lightly whisk eggs and cream together; add to dry ingredients. Combine
with large wooden spoon or with hands until dough barely holds together; do
not overmix. (Dough should be slightly sticky, not dry. Add a little more
cream if necessary.)

4. Grease a baking sheet or line with parchment paper.

5. Portion the dough by using an ice cream scoop, or divide the dough in
half and pat into 2 flattened disks. Cut each disk into 8 triangular shaped
scones. Place on the prepared baking sheet and sprinkle the tops with

6. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven about 20 minutes, until golden
brown. Cool slightly before serving.

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