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Cape Breton Scones Recipe
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Cape Breton Scones

2 c Flour

1 c Raisins or currants

2 tb Sugar

1/2 c Sour cream

1 tb Baking powder

1/4 c Oil

1 ts -salt

1 Egg - slightly beaten

1/4 ts Basking soda

3 tb Milk

Sift together dry ingredients and stir in the raisins. Blend the remaining ingredients and stir in the flour mixture until the dough is all together.

Toss on a lightly floured surface until no longer sticky. Knead a few times. Divide the dough in half then pat each ball of dough into a 6 " circle with the top slightly rounded. Brush the tops with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet. Bake at 425F for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden. Serve hot with butter and jam or flavoured butter or honey.

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