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                             NEW ENGLAND SCONES
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Flour
      1/2   c            Whole wheat flour
    1       t            Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
    2       tb           Orange peel
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Cold butter
      1/2   c            Currants
      1/4   c            Sugar
    1                    Egg yolk
      3/4   c            Buttermilk,lowfat or nonfat
 
   Preheat oven to 375!. Mix flour, baking powder, soda,
   orange peel and salt. Cut in the butter with a pastry
   blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In
   a separate bowl,  toss currants in sugar. Add to dry
   ingredients. Mix well. In small bowl, mix egg yolk and
   buttermilk and pour into flour mixture just to blend.
   Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead with
   hands and roll into 11! circle. Cut into wedges and
   place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 20-25
   minutes or until lightly browned. Do not overbake.
   When cool, drizzle with powdered sugar icing.
   
   Posted By sgibson@eis.calstate.edu On rec.food.recipes
   or rec.food.cooking
  
 
 
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