BASIC TEA SCONES

 

  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 12-16
  • Preparation Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sifted all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup. sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup currants, washed and dried
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup light cream

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, soda and salt. With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal. Add the currants. Gradually add the buttermilk and mix until dough clings together.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured board or pastry cloth and pat into a 1/2 inch thick rectangle. Cut the scones into rectangular pieces or squares, whichever you choose, and place on a buttered baking sheet. Brush the tops with cream and bake in a 450 oven for about 15 minutes.

Notes

Categories: Dairy  Fruit  Fruity  Savory  Scone 

Website Credit: http://www.24kvintageart.com

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