Free Recipe Currant Scones

Recipe Type: Free Desserts Recipes
Recipe Preparation: bake
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 15

Ingredients for Currant Scones Recipe

3 c All purpose flour
3 tb Sugar
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
6 tb (3/4 stick) chilled unsalted
-butter, cut into pieces
1/3 c Dried currants
1 Egg, beaten to blend
3/4 c Plus 3 tablespoons (about)
1 tb Milk
Butter or whipped cream
Assorted jams

Currant Scones Preparation

Preheat oven to 425øF. Lightly flour large baking sheet. Mix 3 cups flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add butter and rub in with fingertips until mixture resembles fine meal. Mix in currants. Mix in egg and enough buttermilk to form soft dough. Turn dough out onto floured surface. Pat dough into 3/4-inch-thick round. Cut out rounds, using 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter. Gather scraps, press together and pat out to 3/4-inch-thick round. Cut out additional rounds. Transfer scones to prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with milk. Bake until scones are golden brown and cooked through, about 18 minutes. Serve warm with butter or whipped cream and jam. Bon Appetit May 1996 Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Julie Bertholf <> on Feb 21, 1998

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