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  • Serves: 8 Servings


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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 4 ts Double-acting baking powder
  • 1/2 tb Salt
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1/2 c Vegetable shortening
  • 2/3 c Milk
  • 1 lg Egg; reserve 1 tsp. white
  • 1/2 c Currants


Sift dry ingredients together. Cut shortening into dry ingredients until
mixture is crumbly. Beat egg and milk together. Stir quickly into dry
ingredients. Stir in currants. Pat out into a round 1/2" thick and cut into

Place on greased cookie sheet. Beat reserved egg white lightly with 1/2
teaspoon water. Brush on top of scones and sprinkle with additional sugar.

Bake at 450 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

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