- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup shortening, at room temp
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons Butter Buds or Molly McButter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 teaspoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup blueberries
- clarified butter
- 3 tablespoons cold water
Fit food processor with steel blade.
Add flour, sugar, dry milk, baking powder, butter buds and salts; Pulse three or four times to
Add shortening; pulse five or six times until shortening is “cut in” to dry ingredients; mixture will
resemble cornmeal consistency.
Divide mixture into two batches and store in plastic bag in fridge until your trip.
Place in small plastic bag and seal with a twist-tie: 4 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon.
Combine in pint plastic zipper bag: 1/3 cup dried blueberries, half the scone recipe (about 7/8
cup) and the small sealed bag with cinnamon sugar.
Carry seperately: clarified butter for greasing the pan and a little flour for dusting skillet and
Butter the inside of a pan. Sprinkle 1 tsp flour inside the pan; shake to distribute.
In a medium bowl, combine 3 TBSP water with the blueberry scone mix; stir with fork just until
moistened (If it seems dry, add a few drops of cold water to the mix) Don’t use too much water or
stir longer than necessary; the scones will be tough).
Flour your hands and form dough into flat, round biscuits, shaped to fit snugly in a sungle layer in
your pan. Place the scones in the prepared pan. Cover with the lid or the piece of foil (as directed
Cook the scones over a bed of coals, not a blazing fire Push a fairly thin bed of coals off to the
side of the fire (this will cool the coals down slightly, so you won’t be as likely to burn the scones).
Place the clamped-together or wrapped pan on top of the small bed of coals.
Shovel some more coals on top of the pan.
Let it cook for 15 minutes, then remove the pan from the coals. Open the pan carefully to prevent
ashes from getting into the pan.
If the scones aren’t done, re-seal and return the pan to the fire for a few minutes.
Cool slightly and sprinkle with cinnamon -sugar mixture before serving.