Scotch Scones Recipe

Step 1

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in oats and currants. Add milk; stir only until dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 2

Turn out on lightly floured board or canvas. Knead gently a few seconds. Roll out to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured diamond-shaped cutter. Brush lightly with melted butter; sprinkle with sugar. Place on ungreased cooky sheet.

Step 3

Bake in preheated hot oven (425 F.) 12 to 15 minutes. Serve piping hot.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1tb Baking powder
  • 3/4ts Salt
  • 1/4c Sugar
  • 1/3c Shortening
  • 1/2c Quaker Oats, uncooked
  • -- (quick or old-fashioned)
  • 1/4c Currants
  • 2/3c Milk

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