Fried Scones (Puftaloons)
1 cup of self raising flour
a pinch of salt
1/2 cup of milk
1. Sift flour and salt together in a mixing bowl. Add milk nearly all at once and make into a soft dough.
2. Turn out onto a lightly floured board and knead slightly. Press out to about 1/2″ thick. Cut with a small round cutter.
3. Heat a small quantity of clarified fat in a small frying pan. Put the puftaloons in and fry gently until a golden brown underneath then turn with a palette knife and cook until the other side is browned.
4. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with your favourite jam, syrup or honey