Emergency Scones

Have you ever found the flour supply unexpectedly at and end? Read how Mrs Menzies, Torphichen, hit on a good recipe. I found myself without flour or buttermilk when I was about to bake a few scones for tea. The oven was in prime condition, so, making an experiment with what I had, a cupful of sago soaked in water, three teacupfuls wheaten meal, one tablespoonful syrup, one teaspoonful salt, one tablespoonful margarine. After mixing these together I put into a cup one tablespoonful vinegar and filled up the cup with water. Read more......

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