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Campfire Scones


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Sift flour. Then sift again with sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. Cut butter into dry ingredients.
  3. Beat the milk and eggs together. Stir into dry ingredients and blend thoroughly.
  4. Turn out on a floured board and knead six times. Roll dough out to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into 2-inch rounds.
  5. Heat frying pan but do not grease.
  6. Place scones on pan surface and heat for 10 minutes.
  7. Turn and heat for another 10 minutes.

This bread can be baked on a flat surface (such as a rock or brick) over an open fire.