Thursday, March 5, 2009

Pancake mix recipes: scones

Scones are a great snack, they go well with tea or just eaten on their own and there are many different kinds you can make. This is a recipe that uses the pancake mix mentioned in an earlier post but can probably be made with any kind of pancake mix that requires eggs and milk (not the add water only kind) but have never tested this recipe with any other kind of mix.
This recipe is very versatile as you can change out the filling to make a different kind of scone easily.

A few examples of optional fillings:

Ham and cheese
grated apple and a pinch of cinnamon
raisins
cheddar
Parmesan cheese and a crushed garlic clove (I like this with Italian dressing in place of the oil)
Strawberries and bananas (used in this tutorial)
dried cranberries

Note that if you use something wet like strawberries and bananas or grated apple you will need a little more of the mix to compensate for the stickiness but a little sticky is okay. 

Recipe:
1 cup Pancake mix (plus more for dusting)
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 tablespoon oil or melted butter
1/2 cup filling (optional)


Mix everything in a bowl, it will form a dough instead of the normal batter that pancake mix makes. 
Shape it into a log and use a piece of thread to slice it into 4 pieces. To do this, get a piece of thread and slide it under the log, then cross the thread over the dough so that it slices the dough without losing the shape too much. You can use a knife for this but you will have to reshape the scones when you place them on the baking sheet


Put it on a greased baking sheet and bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes (10-15 minutes for plain scones) or until they start to get brown on top, then cool until it is not too hot to eat. 
Serve immediately 
Enjoy just like that or slice them in half length wise and top with butter or jam or whatever you like. 
Plain ones are fantastic sliced and then topped with 
a fried egg, a piece of ham and some cheese to make a biscuit egg sandwich (Similar to the ones they sell at Timmy's)

6 comments:

  1. Oh man. This is genius! Clearly I'm going to have to try this.

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  2. Yum! I am off to make them with blueberries!

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  3. They Kinda Look Weird...

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  4. I tried this recipe & it came out great!!! Not weird at all!!!

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  5. Scones always look weird. :-)

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  6. Scones always look weird. I've seen much weirder. lol :-)

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