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What is skona in English?

English cuisine differ in easy and fast cooking, there is a set of the dishes which are not demanding big efforts of the hostess. Probably, aboriginals did not wish to hang out long in kitchen therefore they thought up the dishes which are not taking away a lot of time for their preparation. And in the United Kingdom, oh, as like to eat! To especially drink tea with the English scans - one of the most beloved occupations of British.

Recently my daughter 11 - ti came running years from school home, and at once began to prepare skona. At a lesson of cookery the teacher showed how to prepare these quick English rolls and to surprise parents. The daughter precisely followed the written-down recipe, and literally in thirty minutes she treated me with hot scans with jam and melted cream.

You without effort will find all ingredients for preparation of the English scans in the kitchen. Specially it is not necessary to go to shop and to try to discover seldom used spices and fillers. All is very simple! I offer several recipes of scans for your consideration.

Skona with raisin to

For receiving about 12 rolls to you will need the following ingredients:

of 400 grams of white flour, 100 grams of creamy unsalted oil, 100 grams of sugar, 100 grams of raisin, 250 milliliters of whole milk, 1 egg, 2 teaspoons of a baking powder or soda.

Sift flour through a sieve to enrich it with oxygen, and pour flour into a bowl. Chop oil on pieces and mix it with flour, hands. Mix sugar with raisin and add to flour with oil, there hammer one egg, pour a baking powder and knead dough, gradually adding whole milk.

It does not matter if dough sticks to fingers of hands, use a fork or not sharp knife for mixing.

Roll dough 2 centimeters thick, a glass cut out circles and spread out them on previously oiled baking sheet. If you have molds for baking of cakes, then it is possible to put balls from the test there. Bake skona at a temperature of 190 º Since about 15 minutes. Skona are considered successful if they rose in one and a half and even twice.

Skona with cheese

Follow the first recipe, only instead of raisin add 150 grams of cheese, grated on a grater, and only 2 tablespoons of sugar instead of 100 grams. Give to

skona hot, accompanying them cream.

Skona of the Queen Victoria

the English Queen Victoria liked to be indulged in due time with scans too. Characteristic difference of these rolls is lack of milk and presence of orange juice and chopped chocolate.

Ingredients: 1,5 glasses of flour, 1/3 glass of sugar, 2 teaspoons of a baking powder, 100 grams of the creamy chopped oil, ½ glass of chocolate flakes or chopped chocolate, 1/3 glass of orange juice.

Mix flour, sugar and a baking powder. Add the chopped oil to mix and knead it hands, and then pour chocolate flakes. Gradually add orange juice and knead dough. Distribute it on small balls and bake in an oven at a temperature of 190 º With within 15 minutes.

Oat skona

Ingredients: 1,5 glasses of flour, ¼ glass of sugar, 2 glasses of oat flakes, 2 teaspoons of a baking powder, ½ raisin glass, 1 egg, 100 grams of butter, 1/3 glass of milk.

In a big bowl mix the sifted flour, oat flakes, sugar, a baking powder and raisin. In a separate vessel shake up in egg foam, pour in the melted butter and milk. Slowly, stirring slowly, pour yaichno - creamy mix in flour and knead dough. Also, as well as in the first recipe, make of the test balls or circles by means of a glass and bake at a temperature of 190 º Since about 15 minutes.

Give ready hot skona with jam, the shaken-up or melted cream, or kaymaky.

Pleasant tea drinking in English, misters!