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Scones (Cream Version)

High Tea


1 cup buttermilk
1 egg
2 tbp sugar
3 1/2 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 oz salt
1/2 cup melted butter
1/3 cup currants
2 orange zests

Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. In another bowl, combine wet ingredients. Lightly work together. Roll out, cut and bake at 375°F for 15 to 20 minutes. To test, take one and tap the bottom -- it should sound hollow.

Makes 2 dozen

Courtesy of Chef Malone, The Phoenix Park Hotel, Washington DC


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