Sunday, March 22, 2009

Spring has Sprung!

After a hectic month, we are rededicating ourselves to blogging & sharing.
For Ostara, the coven gathered for brunch & egg decorating.
Did you know you can dye eggs with food coloring and vinegar?
Here is the currant scone recipe from our Spring brunch:

2 Cups flour
2 3/4 teaspoons baking powder

2 tablespoons granulated sugar
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dried currants

Preheat the oven 450 degrees F
the dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking powder and sugar) in bowl.
Rub in butter with your fingers.
Mix in currants and stir.
Mix in milk with fork until dough forms.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface.
Sprinkle with a little flour and lightly knead.
Flatten it into round circle 1/2-inch thick.
Cut into 8 triangles.
Lightly flour cookie sheet.
Put on cookie sheet 2 to 3-inches apart.
Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes.

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