2 1/2 c All-purpose flour 1/2 c (1 stick) butter
2 tb Sugar 2/3 c Buttermilk
1 1/2 ts Cream of tartar 1 Egg
3/4 ts Baking soda Milk
1/2 ts Salt Additional sugar
Makes 8 to 10
Preheat oven to 425 F. Grease baking sheet. Mix flour, 2 Tbs sugar,
cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter
until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in buttermilk and egg.
Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead until smooth; dough
will be moist. Roll dough out into circle 1/2 inch thick. Transfer to
prepared sheet. Cut into wedges. Brush top with milk; sprinkle with
sugar. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately
Variation: Add 2/3 cup raisins, 1/4 cup mined candied orange peel, 1
Tbs finely grated lemon peel and 1 tsp caraway seed to dough.
The Inn of Glenn Haven – Denver, CO.