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Buttermilk Scones

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat flour/Combination of whole wheat and unbleached flour 1 1⁄4 Tablespoon (Null)
  Salt/Null 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Null)
  Baking soda/Null 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Null)
  Sugar/Null 1 Teaspoon (Null)
  Butter/Corn-free margarine / corn-free vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Null)
  Grated orange peel/Null 2 Teaspoon (Null)
  Raisins/Null 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Null)
  Cultured buttermilk/Null 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Null)
Directions

Sift dry ingredients together.
Cut in butter or shortening.
Stir in orange peel and raisins.
Add buttermilk.
Stir until blended.
Turn out onto a lightly floured board.
Knead eight or ten times, until dough will form into a round ball.
Pat or roll until 1/2-inch thick.
Cut into six pie-shaped pieces.
Put onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
Brush with melted butter, if allowed.
Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.
Serve hot (they can be reheated if made ahead).

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk

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Anonymous's picture
How is it gluten free? Wheat has gluten!