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Featherlight Scones

Yield: 8 scones
Preheat: 425

3 cups all-purpose flour
34 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup cold butter
1 egg
1 cup vanilla (or plain) yogurt or sour cream
1/2 tsp vanilla extract (add more if using plain yogurt)
2 tsp milk

  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs
  • Stir in egg, yogurt, and vanilla just until combined (Add a little cold water to make dough stick)
  • Turn onto floured surface, knead 6-8 times (Or just pat down directly onto pan)
  • Place on ungreased baking pan: roll into a 9 inch circle, cut into 8 wedges
  • Brush tops with milk and sprinkle with sugar
  • Bake at 425 for 12-15 min or until golden brown
  • Serve warm

From Readers Digest, Taste of Home: Muffins and Quick Breads, Special 2008 issue