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                          Blaeberry Singin-hinnies
 
 Recipe By     : BBC Good Food, October 1996
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breakfast/Brunch                 Fruit
                 Pancakes And Scones
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
  225      g             plain flour -- plus extra
    1      tsp           baking powder
  115      g             butter -- cut into 1cm cubes
  150      ml            buttermilk
           handful of    blueberries
                         salt
 
 1. Sift the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt into a bowl and rub in
 the butter (no so much that it resembles breadcrumbs); leave the butter in
 tiny lumps. Loosen the mixture with two tablespoons buttermilk; mix in the
 berries. Fold in the remaining buttermilk to form a soft consistency.
 
 2. Heat a griddle or frying pan. Divide the mixture into six and shape into
 balls, using plenty of flour. Gently press each one into a 13cm/5in circle.
 Cook on the hot griddle until golden; turn halfway through cooking. Keep
 hot while cooking the rest, or eat cold. 
 
 
 
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 NOTES : These Northumberland scones are traditionally cooked on a girdle or
 griddle pan, but you can also use a heavy-based frying pan. ‘Hinny’ is a
 northern term of endearment; ‘singin’ is the noise made as the butter
 bubbles inside the mixture; and ‘blaeberry’ is the Border Country word for
 blueberry. Serve hot with crème fraîche or whipped cream, extra berries and
 a dusting of nutmeg. 
 
 Makes 6
 Per serving: 285 cals, fat 16g