Here is a favorite recipe of our family.
Scones are wonderful with breakfast in the morning or even with dinner in the evening! We love the way the scones in this recipe come out large and fluffy! They tastes particularly good sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Enjoy!
3 c All-purpose flour
1/3 c sugar
2 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
3/4 t salt
3/4 c firm butter (1 1/2 sticks) cut into small pieces.
3/4 c dried fruit or nuts (we don't always do this. It taists really good with craisens!)
1 t grated orange peel (optional)
1 c milk
Mix first five ingredients. Cut in butter. Stir in fruit, nuts, and/or orange peel. Make a well in the center of mixture' add milk all at once. With fork, stir until dough pulls away fromt eh bowl. Gather dough into ball' turn onto a lightly floured board. Divide dough into four parts and pat each part into a circle. Cut each circle into four parts and place on a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar (optional) Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes. Makes 16 scones. Serve warm. Yum!*
* Taken from the Christian Bed and Breakfast Cookbook