- 1/3 cups butter, very cold
- 1-3/4 cups Hodgson Mill All Purpose White Flour
- 4 Tbsp. sugar, divided
- 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1 egg, beaten, or 1/4 cup applesauce
- 4-7 Tbsp. milk, very cold, divided
oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with
flour, 3 Tbsp. sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Grate cold butter into the dry ingredients;
cutting in with pastry blender until it resembles fine crumbs.
egg (or applesauce) with 5 Tbsp. cold milk; slowly pour into flour/butter crumbles,
mixing gently with a fork to combine. If
needed, use 1 additional Tbsp. of milk to bring the dough together.
a floured surface, gently pat dough into a circle about 1/2-inch thick. Brush top with remaining Tbsp. of milk and
sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbsp. sugar.
Cut into 8 wedges and bake
in preheated oven 10-12 minutes. Take
care not to overbake; tops should be light in color and set; bottoms should
Add spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg,
clove, allspice, ginger, etc. into the dry ingredients.
much you use depends on your taste, usually between 1/2 tsp. and 1 tsp.
such as 1 cup fully frozen blueberries, cherries, raspberries; mini-chocolate
chips; chopped nuts or toasted coconut may be added to the flour/butter crumbles
before mixing in liquid.
orange or lemon rind into liquid before adding to flour/butter mixture.
Or add extracts such as vanilla, almond or
mint to liquid ingredients before mixing dough together.
is fun recipe to be creative with; you may want to make them every day! They may even be made savory with herbs such
as basil, rosemary, or thyme.
golden brown. Overbaking will result in
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