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Scones (without butter)

I got this recipe from a friend of mine who used to cook in the logging camps. I like it because there is no cutting in of fat/butter, which makes this a breeze to make up.

4 c. all purpose flour
1/2 c. granulated sugar
8 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 beaten eggs
2 c. whipping cream (or 1 c. each of heavy cream and milk)
milk for brushing tops
sugar for sprinkling

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder & salt. Stir.

At this time add grated cheese (or ?) if you wish.

In another bowl beat eggs till frothy.

Add to flour along with the milk/cream. Stir until soft ball of dough is formed. Don't overwork!

Turn out on lightly floured board and knead 8 - 10 times.

Pat or roll out 1" thick. Cut with round cutter & arrange on ungreased baking sheet. (close together for soft sides and 1" apart for crisp sides) Brush tops with milk then sprinkle with sugar.

Bake at 425 F for 15 mins. until risen and browned. Makes 2 doz.

Other options...fold in:

sauteed bacon/ham, green onions, cheese (don't sugar tops)
blueberries
raisins
raspberries


Maggie Timms
Bob's Bed and Breakfast
Maple Ridge, BC

 

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