Scones number 2

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Sifted cake flour or use
3½ cup All purpose fflour
4½ teaspoon Baking powder
2 teaspoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt
½ cup Butter
4 \N Whole eggs well beaten; divid
1 cup Half and half
2 teaspoons Water

Sift together the flour,Baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl.Cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture looks like fine granules.Measure 4 tabls. of the beaten egg into a small cup set aside.Beat the half and half into the remaining beaten eggs. Make a well in the flour mixture and pour in the egg mixture.Stir together quickly,handling as little as possible.Place on a lightly floured surface and pat with floured hands into a square ½" thick. With a floured knife,cut into four squares,then cut each square into 4 triangles.Transfer with a spatula to ungreased baking sheets.Mix the water with the reserved beaten egg and brush over the tops.Bake in a preheated 450 deg.oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.Serve hot makes 16 scones..

MC formatted/busted by Martha Hicks 4/98 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "Mega-bytes" <mega-bytes@...> on Apr 5, 1998

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