Tea and Scones

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We drop by the Garden Tea Room where Arlene prepares delicious cherry scones.

2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
4 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup cream
1 egg
1/2 can of cherry filling
Heat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.  Mix well.  Cut in butter and shortening.  In a separate bowl, combine cream with beaten egg then add to dry ingredients.  Stir in fruit filling. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Roll dough out and cut into biscuit size rounds.  Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

The Garden Tea Room is located at 329 Main Street, Conyngham, PA.  For more information, call (570) 788-4832.