1 cup strawberries
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour(unsifted)
3 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
2/3 cup milk

Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Cut strawberries into 1/2 inch pieces-set asside.

In large bowl mix together flour,sugar,baking powder and salt.Add butter. With pastry blender or 2 knives cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Stir in reserved strawberries toss well to coat.
Add milk all at once.
With fork lightly toss together until mixture holds together.
With floured hands gently form into ball.

On floured board with floured rolling pin, roll out dough 1/2/ inch thick.

Cut dough into 2 1/2 inch circles with floured biscuit cutter.
Place on greased cookie sheet.

Bake until golden about 12 minutes, serve warm with whipped cream.Yield 12 scones.
Posted by Donna on Sunday, March 07, 2004 at 02:57 PM
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