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Afternoon Tea Scones recipe (Cookie)

Yield: 6 servings

cups all-purpose flour
¼ cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons cold butter
1   egg, lightly beaten
¾ cups sour cream
½ cups dried currants or raisins
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1   egg yolk
2 tablespoons water

Posted by RiVD on Jan 16, 2008


In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg, sour cream, currants, lemon peel and orange peel.

Turn onto a well-floured surface. Roll into a 7-in. circle In a small bowl, beat egg yolk and water. Brush over dough. Cut into six wedges. Transfer to a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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