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Potato Scones (Scotland)

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“This recipe comes from the 1983 cookbook Traditional British Cooking. This recipe assumes that the potatoes are already cooked and mashed.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
5
YIELD:
10 scones
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
  2. Put the mashed potatoes in a larger bowl.
  3. Knead together enough flour and milk INTO the potatoes to make a stiff dough. The amount of flour will depend on the variety of potato used.
  4. On a floured surface, roll out the dough into a very thin sheet.
  5. Cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter; prick each round with a fork.
  6. Bake on a hot greased griddle 2 or 3 minutes.
  7. Turn and cook for another 2 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with a pat of butter.

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