Basic Low-Fat Scones

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For rolling dough
1/4 ts Baking soda
2 tb Low-fat buttermilk
1/8 ts Salt
3/4 c Unbleached white flour; plus
1 ts Baking Powder
1 ts Granulated sugar
3 tb Butter
1/4 c Low-fat small-curd cottage

Original recipe makes 10 servings



Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Into large bowl, sift together 3/4 cup flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda and salt. Sift mixture again. Add butter; mix just until crumbly. Add cottage cheese. Add buttermilk and combine briefly, just to mix ingredients. Knead only 5 times. (Dough should be soft and satiny.) Lightly flour board. Roll out dough into 8- by 5-inch rectangle. Cut into rounds with 2-inch biscuit cutter, rerolling and cutting scraps. Place on oiled baking sheet. Bake 7 to 10 minutes, until just golden. Yields 10 to 12 scones. Recipe Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 09-28-1998 By Mary Carroll Formatted for MasterCook by Susan Wolfe -

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