scones (royal hibernian hotel)

2 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups whole wheat flour
3/4 stick butter, cut up
1-1/2 to 1-2/3 cups milk

Sift white flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine with whole wheat flour in a large bowl. Cut in butter with two knives or the tips of fingers. Add milk until the mixture is manageable, but not wet. Knead lightly. Pat 1/2 inch thick onto floured board. Cut into squares, then into triangles. Bake in preheated 375 oven for 20 minutes. Makes about 18 scones. From The Washington Post.

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