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Plain Scones

  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

Measure and sift flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
Using two knives cut in margarine or butter until a coarse meal-like consistency is reached.
Measure milk, slowly add this to the mixture, while stirring with a fork.
Add milk only to dry areas.
Reserve the last two tablespoons.
Check the consistency before adding more.
The dough should be soft, pliable and non-sticky.
Form into a ball.
Place on a slightly floured board, and knead half a dozen times.
Roll out scones till 1 cm (1/2 in) thick.
Cut into rounds using a 5 cm (2 in) biscuit cutter.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet and bake in a 220°C (425°F) oven for 12-15 minutes.
They will be done when a light golden brown with raised layered sides.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
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 1546 Calories from Fat 599

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.9%

Saturated Fat 41.7 g208.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 176.3 mg58.8%

Sodium 3195.3 mg133.1%

Total Carbohydrates 202 g67.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 31 g62.7%

Vitamin A 40.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 133.1% Iron 74.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Plain Scones Recipe