Girdle Scones ( Scottish )
8 oz Flour
1/2 ts Bicarbonate of soda
1/2 ts Cream of tartar
1/2 ts Baking powder
1 oz Butter
1 t Golden syrup
Full cream milk OR
Sift the flour into a bowl.
Add the other dry ingredients and mix.
Rub in the butter.
Add the syrup and sufficient milk
and mix with a palette knife to a soft consistency.
Turn On to a floured surface and roll quickly and lightly
(handle as little as posible) to about 1/4 inch thick.
Cut in rounds.
Grease and heat the gridle and, with a slice or broad knife, turn once until brown on both sides.
Serve freshly baked, spread with butter.