Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Aunt Patty's Scones and Honey Butter

My sister Patty is an amazing cook. She has taught me much about cooking through the years.
From: Patty Mickelsen
These are so good served with honey butter.
2 c. milk, scalded and cooled
1/2 c. shortening or margerine
3 pkgs. Yeast, disolved in 1/2 c. tepid water
3 eggs
1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
6 c. flour
Oil for frying
Prepare as you would rolls. Batter will be sticky. Chill for 30 minutes or may be kept overnight. Roll out 1/2" thick and let raise 1/2 hour. Cut in 1" wide pieces.
Fry in oil. Makes 4 doz..
Honey Butter: Blend 2 sticks softened butter with 1 c. honey. Beat at high speed until blended. Add Powdered sugar to good consistency.

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