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Coconut Fruit Scones

  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mixed dried fruit/Chopped dried pawpaw, banana / pineapple 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Freshly grated coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Sift flour, salt and baking powder together.
Work margarine or butter into mixture, using two knives as directed in basic plain scones.
Mix in sugar and dried mixed fruit.
Beat egg, milk and coconut together.
Slowly add to flour mixture until no dry areas are left and a soft nonsticky dough is achieved.
It may not be necessary to use all the liquid.
Turn out on to floured board, knead half a dozen times.
Pat or roll out dough until it is 1 1/2 cm (1/2 in) thick.
Cut into rounds using a floured 5 cm (2 in) biscuit cutter.
Place on a greased baking sheet and bake in a 220°C (425°F) oven for 12-15 minutes or until risen and golden brown.
Place on a wired rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Fruit Dessert
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2427 Calories from Fat 1062

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g184.4%

Saturated Fat 41.4 g207.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 219 mg73%

Sodium 2520.7 mg105%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.8%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.8%

Sugars 66.6 g

Protein 64 g127.6%

Vitamin A 51.8% Vitamin C 4.5%

Calcium 126.8% Iron 108.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Coconut Fruit Scones Recipe