Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Raisin Scones Recipe

Raisin Scones Recipe

1/2 teaspoon of Saffron Threads
3/4 cup of Buttermilk (180ml)
2 cup of Whole wheat flour (260g)
6 tb Butter, in pieces (75g)
4 teaspoon of Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of Salt
1 tb Lemon juice
2 tb Sugar
1/2 teaspoon of Ground cumin
1/2 cup of Raisins (120g)
g Zest of one large orange
Cumin and saffron combine here with raisins to make a heavenly
version of this popular breakfast bread
Steep saffron in lemon juice for 20 minutes. Sift together dry
ingredients. Cut butter into flour coarsely. Add raisins and zest,
mix well. Add saffron to milk, mix well, then add to flour to form
Before lifting dough from work bowl, flour a surface large enough to
make about a 9-inch circle. Preheat oven to 450F (232C). With a
floured knife blade, cut the dough into 8 wedges. Transfer the dough
onto a greased cookie sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until
browned and cooked through. Serve warm
From "Wild About Saffron++A Contemporary Guide to an Ancient Spice",
by Ellen Szita. Published by Saffron Rose, 28 John Glenn Circle,
Daly City, Ca., 94105. 1987
Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; March 30 1993
File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/cberg2.zip






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