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  • Serves: 12 Scones


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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour; unsifted
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 c Sour milk (see NOTE)


Preheat oven to 400 F (hot).

Grease a baking sheet. Mix dry ingredients thoroughly. Mix in fat only
until mixture is crumbly. A pastry blender, two table knives, or a fork
may be used.

Beat eggs; add milk. Stir into dry ingredients. Mix just until
moistened. Divide dough in half. Place on baking sheet. Shape each half
of the dough into a 7-inch circle about 1/2-inch thick.

Cut each circle of dough into six wedges. Prick with a fork.

Bake 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Calories per scone: About 145


Add 1/2 cup chopped raisins or dates to egg-milk mixture. Proceed as in
basic recipe. About 165 calories per serving with raisins or dates.

NOTE: To make sour milk, mix 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice with enough
sweet milk to make 1/3 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

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