Mile-High Biscuits (Scones)

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

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  • Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt.
  • 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).
  • Combine egg and milk.
  • Add this to the flour mix all at once, stirring with fork just enough to make a soft dough that sticks together.
  • Knead lightly on lightly floured surface 15 times.
  • Roll out to 1" (2.5cm) thickness.
  • Cut with floured 2" (5cm) cutter and place 1" (2.5cm) apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake in oven 12 - 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve immediately.