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Breakfast Scone/ Biscuits

Posted by Geetha on February 21, 2010

Biscuit

Ingredients:-

All purpose Flour -2 1/2 cups
Baking Powder – 2 1/2 tsp
salt- 1/2 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp(optional)
Large Egg- 1
Butter – 1/2 cup cold unsalted
Milk – 3/4 cup

Topping:-

1 Egg  beaten with little water or milk.

Method:-

Preheat the oven to 400 degree F.

Sift Flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Once it is done add butter into pieces and crumble in it, then add milk and lightly beaten egg which form a sticky dough. Dust the working surface with flour and roll the dough 1/2 inch thickness and cut into circle shape using round cookie cutter.
Place the dough into greased pan and brush with egg and water mixture and bake for 10 mins or until the top becomes golden brown.
Serve warm with butter or Jam.

Variations:-

You can add zest of a orange for orange flavor or lemon zest for lemon favor.

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Simple Banana Muffin

Posted by Geetha on August 3, 2009

Banana Muffin

Ingredients:-

All Purpose Flour – 1 1/2 cup

Baking Powder & baking soda – 1 tsp

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Banana (Ripe) – 3 mashed

Sugar – 3/4 cup (as per your taste,but babana is also sweet so make sure the sugar amount)

Egg – 1

Butter -1/3 cup melted (optional)

Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp

Method:-

Preheat oven to 350 degree (175 degree c) . Coat muffin pan with non-stick spray or butter.  Sift flour,baking powder, baking soda,salt and set aside. Combine banana , vanilla essence, egg,sugar, butter(if your using) and keep aside.  Now Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients using a spatulla (Don’t over mix the ingredients). 

Scoope into muffin pan and bake it for 25-30 mins or check with the toothpick,if it comes without any batter then its done.

Variations:-

1. You can add a pinch of cinnamon power.

2. Instead of sugar you can use half brown sugar and white sugar.

3. Instead of butter you can use Applesauce (1/4cup)to cut the fat.

 4. You can add nuts on top for more crunchy.

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