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    Mile-High Biscuits (Scones)

    Mile-High Biscuits (Scones). Photo by Chef TraceyMae

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    20 mins

    15 mins

    YnkyGrlDwndr's Note:

    From "Country Fair Cookbook" published in 1975. I use butter instead of shortening.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    biscuits

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
    2. 2
      Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt.
    3. 3
      Cut in shortening/butter with pastry blender or two knives until it resembles a coarse meal. (Or you can just rub it in with your fingers).
    4. 4
      Combine egg and milk.
    5. 5
      Add this to the flour mix all at once, stirring with fork just enough to make a soft dough that sticks together.
    6. 6
      Knead lightly on lightly floured surface 15 times.
    7. 7
      Roll out to 1" (2.5cm) thickness.
    8. 8
      Cut with floured 2" (5cm) cutter and place 1" (2.5cm) apart on ungreased baking sheet.
    9. 9
      Bake in oven 12 - 15 minutes or until golden brown.
    10. 10
      Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 25, 2009

      45

      I made this for the Aussie/Kiwi #24 swap. They were light and fluffy and easy to make. No rising needed ahed of time - what a time-saver!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mile-High Biscuits (Scones)

    Serving Size: 1 (109 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 383.2
     
    Calories from Fat 192
    50%
    Total Fat 21.3 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 5.7 g
    28%
    Cholesterol 30.7 mg
    10%
    Sodium 447.0 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 41.1 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 3.3 g
    13%
    Protein 6.6 g
    13%

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