they stand, these are great next to chili.
Add about twice the sugar, and these are sweet scones.
way these are flakey delicious! The best ever!
- 2 cups
tsp baking powder
tsp baking soda
cup buttermilk or 2% milk
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
flour sugar, baking powder, salt and soda together
in a bowl.
in cold shortening. Blend until mixture looks like meal.
in almost all of the milk (if dough is not pliable, add
just enough milk to make a soft, puffy, easy-to-roll dough.
Knead lightly 20-25 times.
out a little less than ½ inch thick.
into 3-inch circles. Or you can roll it into a big circle and slice
the pieces like a pizza.
Separate each piece. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
an additional 3 tbsp of sugar and sprinkle a little on top before
baking to get tasty sweet scones.
You can also add cheese, raisins, craisins, or any other dried fruit.
You can include fresh fruit like blueberries or
strawberries but you'll need to add more flour to compensate for the
should be eaten within the first 24 hours or freeze them to keep them
it warm with a little homemade jam.