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  1. From a hand written page from my Oz mum-in-law.

  2. 2 cups self-rising flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Rub in

  3. 2 level dessertspoons butter. Mix lightly to soft dough with

  4. 3/4 cup milk.

  5. Handle minimally to a slab 3/4" thick and cut into shape on floured board.

  6. Glaze with milk. Place close together on greased and floured tray. Bake

  7. in hot (400-450F) oven 12 - 15 minutes.

  8. 4 Mar

  9. 91 of a recipe sent by Karen Hayward.

  10. 3 cups high grade flour

  11. 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  12. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  13. 25g (1 oz) butter

  14. about 1 cup milk

  15. Sift dry ingredients, rub in butter and mix to a soft dough with milk,

  16. knead on a lightly floured board, roll out, cut, place on lightly greased

  17. 230C (450F) for 10-15 minutes

  18. or until golden brown.

  19. To this basic recipe you can add sugar, fruit, cheese, etc.

  20. Hints for making scones.

  21. Sift baking powder, flour and salt.

  22. Rub in butter thoroughly but quickly and lightly using the tips of

  23. your fingers, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

  24. Mix in milk lightly and quickly, using a knife.

  25. Make a soft dough.

  26. Turn on a lightly floured board and knewad lightly.

  27. Roll lightly to about 12-20mm (1/2 to 3/4 inch) thick. Cut into shapes.

  28. The flour you use is important, use a flour with a high protein content.

  29. The recipe is made using a baking powder made with cream of tarter as

  30. the main ingredient. If using a baking powder with a food phosphate as

  31. the main ingredient, warm the milk slightly before use.

  32. Mix lightly but quickly. Overhandling will result in a tougher product.


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