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    Grandma Noon's Scottish Scones

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    Auntie Mags's Note:

    This traditional recipe was brought to North America by my Great Grandmother Noon. We love it; it's rich and crumbly, the perfect accompaniment for afternoon tea. It's a real Scottish type of scone-- it's a bit sweet and dense. I suppose you could add raisins to it-- but Grandma Noon might come back and haunt you...

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    scones

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
    2. 2
      Mix dry ingredients together.
    3. 3
      Cut in shortening until mixture resembles a bowl of small marbles.
    4. 4
      Add milk and beaten egg white and blend well. Add more milk slowly if mixture is dry.
    5. 5
      Turn onto floured cutting board.
    6. 6
      Knead slightly.
    7. 7
      Roll out 1 inch thick.
    8. 8
      Brush with egg yolk evenly over top.
    9. 9
      Cut into diamond shapes.
    10. 10
      Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 20 minutes until top is golden brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 10, 2007

      15

      I've been searching for scones like my Scottish granny used to make. These weren't even close. I followed the directions exactly, but thought these were heavy and not particularly good tasting. Sorry.

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    • on October 10, 2007

      55

      these were superb. Used skim milk and splenda brown sugar blend and just loved them.

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    • on March 25, 2007

      55

      The flavor in these scones is marvelous. I made a 1/2 recipe and to make them even more diabetic friendly I replaced 1/2 a cup of white flour with whole wheat. I used 1/8 cup of Splenda brown sugar and skim milk. They turned out wonderfully. I can't say that they were especially dense even with the whole wheat addition, in fact they rose very well. I added 1/2 a tsp of Penzey's Cake Spice just because I thought it would go very nicely with the brown sugar, it did! In short, throughly wonderful scones that would accept dried fruit and/or nuts very well if one wanted to add them. Thank you Auntie Mags for a keeper scone recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandma Noon's Scottish Scones

    Serving Size: 1 (1062 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 310.8
     
    Calories from Fat 39
    12%
    Total Fat 4.3 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 22.3 mg
    7%
    Sodium 307.4 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.2 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 21.3 g
    85%
    Protein 6.5 g
    13%

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