Flaky Baking Powder Biscuits (Scones)

Recipe by YnkyGrlDwndr
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together.
  • Cut in shortening with pastry cutter or two knives (or just rub in with fingers)until it resembles a course meal.
  • Combine egg and milk.
  • Add this to the flour mixture all at once, stirring just enough with fork to make a soft dough that sticks together.
  • Knead lightly 15 times on a lightly floured surface.
  • Roll to 3/4" (2cm) thickness and cut with 2" (5cm) cutter, placing 1" (2.5cm) apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve immediately.
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