Saturday, August 25, 2007

Black Currant Scones

These are easy to make and yummy! The easiest place to find dried black currants is Trader Joe's, if you have one.

Black Currant Scones

Black Currant Scones
Makes 18 small scones

3 cups white flour
2 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
6 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup black currants
1/2 cup fat free yogurt
1/2 cup water

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare cookie sheet with Silpat. Mix together the dry ingredients and add butter, working the butter into the mixture with your fingers. Add the currants, yogurt and water and mix until the dough is soft and just mixed. Roll out the dough to 1/2 inch thickness and cut into rounds using a cup or cookie cutter. Place on the cookie sheet and bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes.


Mr. Clark said...

Lovely recipe - but oven seemed a bit hot?

kumari3000 said...

love the recipe! although i substituted milk for the yogurt and it tasted great.

trollop said...

sadly trader joe's no longer carries them.

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