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Scotch Scones

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 (Separated)
  Cream/Top milk or evaporated milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Hot, 450° F. Rub a bread board lightly with flour. Rub a baking sheet with shortening.
2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Cut in the butter or margarine, using a pastry mixer, a fork or 2 knives. Beat both egg yolks and 1 egg white together and add to the flour mixture. Add the cream or milk or evaporated milk and mix.
3. Toss the dough onto the floured board, pat lightly and roll 3/4-inch thick. Cut in rounds or squares.
4. Beat the remaining egg white slightly with 1 teaspoon cold water and brush each scone with the mixture; sprinkle with the sugar.
5. Place the scones on the baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Scottish
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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