Highland Breakfast scones
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Recipe type: Baking
Cuisine: Scottish
Serves: 8
  • 1 cup unsifted flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup shortening
  • ½ cup quick-cooking oatmeal
  • ½ cup currants
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  2. Stir together the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a bowl
  3. Cut in the shortening with two knives (or a pastry blender) until the mixture is crumbly
  4. Stir in the oatmeal and currants and add the eggs. Stir until just moistened
  5. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface
  6. Knead lightly
  7. Roll the dough -or pat it - into a seven inch circle about ½ inch thick
  8. Cut into eight wedges and lace about two inches apart on an ungreased baking dish.
  9. Bake for eight minutes until brown then serve warm.
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at http://jaquo.com/highland-scones-recipe/