Scottish Breakfast Scones

Scottish Breakfast Scones

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What You Need:

4 C of flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 C of cold butter, diced
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 2/3 C of milk

How to Make It:

Allow the oven to preheat to 450 and flour a baking sheet shaking off any excess.
In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour and baking soda.
Use your fingers to rub the butter into the flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
In a separate bowl whisk the lemon juice and milk until blended in well.
Allow the mixture to stand for 1 minute until lightly thickened.
Add the flour mixture to the liquid working it in to form soft dough.
Knead the dough a few times or until you can form a ball.
Flour and flat surface and roll the dough out to at least 1 inch thickness.
Use a cookie cutter or flour rimmed glass to cut out the scones.
Place the scones on the prepared baking sheet.
Brush the top of the scones with a little milk.
Bake 20 minutes or until golden.

Makes 4 servings

These Scottish scones or biscuits as we know them are a great addition to any breakfast. These go well with omelets. Serve them with a little extra butter and jam on the side for budget friendly quick breakfast bread.

Preparation Time: approximately 25 minutes
Cooking Time: approximately 20 minutes
Total Time: approximately 45 minutes

Nutritional Information: (approximate values per serving)
Calories 170; Fat 5g; Saturated Fat 3g; Carbohydrates 30g; Fiber 1g; Protein 6g;
Sugar 2g; Cholesterol 11 mg; Sodium 338 mg

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