Recipe: Barley Scones

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup barley meal
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons fat
  • ¾ cup sour milk
  • ⅓ teaspoon soda

Sift flour, barley meal, salt and baking powder together. Add fat. Dissolve soda in one tablespoon cold water and add to sour milk. Combine flour mixture and sour milk to form a soft dough. Turn out on a well-floured board, knead slightly, roll to one-half inch thickness; cut in small pieces and bake in a hot oven 15 minutes.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
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