Cinnamon Currant Scottish Oat Scones (#1420)

Serves
Ready
8
45
Minutes
Prep
Cook
30
Minutes
15
Minutes
Categories
Scones Scottish
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Rolled Oats quick or old-fashioned, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt optional
  • 1/2 cup Margarine or butter, chilled
  • 1/2 cup Currants
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 1 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/8 tsp Cinnamon ground

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° f (200° c).
  2. Lightly grease cookie sheet.
  3. Combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  4. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Stir in currants.
  6. Add combined milk and egg; mix with fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  7. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 8 to 10 times.
  8. Roll or pat dough into 8-inch circle about 1/2-inch thick.
  9. Sprinkle with combined 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Cut into 10 wedges; place on prepared cookie sheet.
  11. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  12. Serve warm.
  13. Variations: Substitute raisins, diced dried mixed fruit, dried cherries, cranberries or blueberries for currants, if desired.
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