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Potato scones

This is a classic dish from the English kitchen and a delicious basis for or addition to lighter meals and snacks.

Potato scones

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Ingredients

1

kg

potatoes (floury)

100

g

butter

300

g

flour

1

tsp

baking powder

 

 

salt

Preparation method

  • Peel the potatoes, chop into equal-sized pieces, and cook in water seasoned with salt until tender.
  • Drain and quickly let the potatoes steam dry on low heat.
  • Push the potatoes through a sieve or a potato ricer.
  • Add the butter to the warm purée and mix well with a spatula.
  • Blend the flour with the baking powder and a pinch of salt.
  • Combine the flour and potato purée and create a dough.
  • Cut the dough into ten equal-sized pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a 2.5cm-thick circle.
  • Bake the scones on low heat for three minutes on each side in a frying pan.
  • Cut the circles into parts.
  • Serve the scones warm.

Serving suggestions

  • Serve with smoked salmon, hollandaise sauce, and scrambled eggs.
  • Serve with a poached egg and crispy bacon.

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