Scones Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour
  • 8 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 ½ cup cream
  • 2 egg
  • 1 cup currants, dried cranberries or raisins (you can also use fresh blueberries)

Directions:

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Mix well. Cut in butter and shortening. In a separate bowl, combine cream with beaten egg then add to dry ingredients. Stir in fruit. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Roll dough out and cut into biscuit size rounds. Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.

Chef’s Hint:

  • Do not overwork the dough. Be gentle and light with your fingers

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