Scones

Recipe by tappies
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 16 scones
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cut butter into little pieces in large bowl.
  • With pastry blender, mix flour, sugar, and baking powder into butter.
  • Using fork, quickly and gently stir in milk and yogurt just until dough clings together.
  • Turn dough onto a floured surface (dough will be STICKY!).
  • Gently knead in currants, taking care not to overwork dough.
  • Halve dough and pat each half into a 6-inch circle.
  • Cut each circle into 8 wedges.
  • Place wegdes on a floured baking sheet, making sure they do not touch.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the egg yolk and water.
  • Brush mixture over wedges.
  • Bake in 400 F oven for 18 to 20 minutes, or until the tops are golden.
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