Booklish: Matilda Honey Oatmeal Scones Recipe

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Booklish Recipe #5: Matilda Honey Oatmeal Scones

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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together sour cream and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. Mix flour, oatmeal, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, salt, and cinnamon together in a separate bowl.
  4. Cut margarine into chunks and place into flour mixture. Pour in honey. Using your hands, squeeze butter and honey into mixture until it becomes homogenous lumps.
  5. Mix in sour cream mixture and use your hands if necessary to mix well.
  6. Divide dough into 6 portions and roll into balls onto a baking sheet. Flatten each ball until about 1 inch thick.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes or until outside is very light brown.
  8. Let cool for about 30 minutes prior to serving. Enjoy with some more honey or perhaps margarine!
  1. Emera’s avatar

    To be honest, I’ve never been massively fond of scones, but I want to make these ASAP just because a. Matilda!!! and b. honey-oatmeal makes everything better. And I’m always looking for new breakfasty-snack recipes, too.

    Out of practical curiosity, do you think using margarine actually alters the taste/consistency?

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