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scrumptious scones don't have to be warm
to be delicious".
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
1 small tart green apple, peeled and grated
(about 1 cup)
1/4 cup golden raisins
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
About 3 tablespoons milk or water
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
oven to 425ºF (220ºC). Lightly grease
a baking sheet; set aside.
a mixing bowl, stir flour, sugar, baking powder,
cinnamon and salt together. Using a pastry blender
(or tips of your fingers), cut in the shortening
until mixture is crumbly. Add the grated apple
and raisins, mixing well. Stir in the buttermilk
just until mixture is combined.
dough out onto a lightly floured work surface.
Roll dough in the flour to form a ball and then
pat dough out into an 8-inch circle and cut
into 8 wedges. Place scones, about 1-inch apart,
onto the prepared baking sheet.
for about 12 to 14 minutes or until nicely browned.
Remove from oven and place scones on a wire
rack which as been set over waxed paper to catch
the drips. Generously brush the glaze over the
tops and sides of scones. Allow glaze to set
all ingredients with enough milk or water until
consistency is thin enough to use a pastry brush
to apply it onto the scones.
any leftovers in a very loosely covered container.
Hope Pryor 2002