Recipe number 49873 is

Plain Oven Scones(Scottish)

The ingredients are:
8 oz SR flour 2 oz Butter 1 tsp Caster sugar 1/4 pt Buttermilk, full cream milk Or soured milk pinch Salt

The recipe yield is:
4 Servings

Set oven to 450F or Mark 8. Grease and tlour a baking sheet. Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl and rub in the butter. Add suf icient Of the milk to make a moist and spongy dough. Turn out on to a floured surface and knead gently. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness and cut into rounds with a 2 1/2 inch pastry cutter. Place on the baking sheet. Brush the tops with milk and bake for 8-10 minutes until risen and light golden in colour. Cool on a wire rack. Serve split in half with butter and jam. For rich scones add 1 beaten egg to the dry ingredients before adding sufficient milk. Brush the tops of the scone with beaten egg rather than with milk. From the booklet Scottish Teatime Recipes

Cakes; Scottish

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