February 28, 2016

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Animal Scones

We love to make scones at our house.    I used animal shaped cookie cutters for this batch, but you can make a scone into any shape you wish.  Below is the recipe with step by step pictures.  We recommend adult supervision while make these scones.  I hope you enjoy making them as much as we do. 

 

RECIPE

3 Cups Flour

6 Tabelspoons Unsalted Butter   (omit the salt if using salted butter)

1/3 Cups Sugar

1 Teaspoon Salt

2 Teaspoons Baking Soda

4 Teaspoons Cream of Tarter

2 Eggs plus enough Milk to equal a total of 1 Cup of Liquid 

Makes about 20 Animal Scones

Bake at 425º for 8 - 9 Minutes

Put all of the dry ingredients with the butter into a food processor (Cuisinart) and mix together well.  Next, while the food processor is running, add the 1 cup of liquid ingredients.  Remove the dough from the processor and place it on a floured  surface.  The dough will be quite sticky so you want your hands, the rolling pin and the working surface well floured.  Make the dough into a round disk. You can either pat the disk flat or roll it out until it is 1/2" thick.  Next, make the scones any shape you would like (animal, circle, triangle, etc.)  and put them on a well greased pan.  Use a tooth pick to test if the scones are done.  When the tooth pick comes out clean and the scones are a light brown color, they are done.  Place the scones on a rack to cool.  Enjoy!

 

STEP BY STEP PICTURES

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Using a scale to measure the flour  (1 lb of flour is equivalent to about 3 cups.)

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 Pouring the flour into the food processor

measuring the butter girls clothing

 Measuring 3oz of unsalted butter  (the equivalent to 6 tablespoons)

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Adding the 3oz of sugar (equivalent to 1/3 cup) to the food processor

measuring out the baking soda girls clothing

 Measuring out 2 teaspoons baking soda 

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Eating the cap to the Cream of Tarter instead of measuring out 4 teaspoons.

cracking eggs in girls clothing

 Cracking 2 eggs into a 1 cup measuring cup. 

adding the milk to the eggs girls clothing

 Adding the milk to the eggs so the liquid equals 1 cup 

  girls t-shirts and girls skirt flouring counter top

 Liberally flouring the counter top, rolling pin, and hands.

putting the dough into a disk shape girls clothing online

 Shaping the dough into a round circle.

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 Cutting out the scones using an animal cookie cutter.

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Ready for the oven!  

Bake the scones at 425º for 8 - 9 minutes.  

(If using a convection oven bake for 4 - 5 minutes.)

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 The best part of baking is licking the bowl while the animal scones cook.

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 The finished product!  Enjoy them with butter, jam, and clotted cream.  Creme fresh is good with them, too.  Don't forget your cup of tea...


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