Recipe: Scottish Scones

Ingredients :

  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Shortening
  • 3/4 Cups Oats (Quick Or Old-Fashioned), Uncooked
  • 1/4 Cup Raisins
  • 2/3 Cup Milk

Instructions :

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 425. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in the shortening until the mixture has a mealy appearance. Mix in the oats and raisins. Slowly mix in the milk. Turn the dough out onto a floured board. Knead briefly (1 minute).
  2. Roll out to an eight-inch circle that is 1/4-inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 12-15 minutes (or until golden brown). Serve warm with butter and honey. Makes 8

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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