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Barley Scones With Currants

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  Vinegar 2 Teaspoon (White / Cider)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Dried currants 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Barley flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Low cholesterol margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg/1/4 cup prepared egg substitute 1 , beaten

Preheat the oven to 400° F.
Butter well a 9-inch pie plate.
Stir the vinegar into the milk to sour it, and let the mixture stand for 10 minutes.
Plump the currants up by covering them with hot water for a few minutes.
Mix the dry ingredients together and cut the butter in with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in the drained currants.
Mix the egg with the milk and pour it all at once into a well in the dry ingredients.
Stir to form a dough.
If it seems too soft to handle, add a bit more flour.
Gently pat the dough into the prepared pan and bake on the top shelf for 20 minutes, or until the center is dry when tested with a cake tester.
Do not overcook! Let the cake stand a few minutes; then use a spatula to loosen it completely from the pan and slide it onto a dish.
Serve warm, cut into wedges, with a nice selection of jams on the side.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1790 Calories from Fat 530

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.8%

Saturated Fat 34.3 g171.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 347.5 mg115.8%

Sodium 2448.3 mg102%

Total Carbohydrates 283 g94.2%

Dietary Fiber 31.8 g127.3%

Sugars 59.5 g

Protein 44 g87.7%

Vitamin A 36.5% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 125.1% Iron 62.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Barley Scones With Currants Recipe