I just got done making a huge amount of scones, and because I’m in a big scone mood I think I should give you my recipe. No fear, it’s really easy.
Now, I’m hoping you all know what a scone is, because I have tons of people ask me why my “cookies” are so big, or “what kind of biscuit is that?”
A scone is actually similar to a biscuit, but sweeter. Lets see what the dictionary has to say about scones.
|1.||a light plain doughy cake made from flour with very little fat, cooked in an oven or (esp originally) on a griddle, usually split open and buttered|
Well there you go, and they don’t have to be plain. I put all sorts of things in my scones, blueberries, chocolate chips, butterscotch bits and toffee. The list goes on.
But you can put whatever you want in your scones. Just so long as it isn’t too wet, so as not to mess with the dough.
Heat your oven to 350 degrees F.
You will need:
3 cups of self rising flour.
2/3 cups of sugar.
1 cup of butter milk.
1 stick of butter (unsalted.)
about a cup of nuts, berries, etc… to make your scone tasty. (But if you want it plain go ahead.)
Mix your flour and sugar together, and then cut in the butter. Next add your nuts, or berries, and stir it up good. Then add your buttermilk, it might be a little hard to mix up but keep at it and you should have a lovely dough.
Knead it out onto a flour coated surface and mash it down with your hands (you can also use a rolling-pin, but why make more dishes?) and cut the dough out with a cookie/biscuit cutter. put them on an ungreased pan and cook them for 15 minutes. let them cool for about 10 min. and then enjoy!
I love to make pecan scones, because they taste best with raspberry jam 🙂