Buttermilk scone recipe from Five Roses Cookbook, 1915

“City line TV show guest chef often said just use a regular recipe for scones etc.  She got asked so many times for that information that she talked whitecap books into reprinting the Five Rose’s Cookbook (1915)  in 1999. I use it today.”

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Thank you to Mary Trepanier for sharing one of her favourite cookbooks! Originally printed in 1915, this Five Roses Cookbook is available to view online on archive.org. This cookbook was produced by Five Roses flour company, a Canadian brand that dates back to 1888. The cookbook claims that “Five Roses is a favourite in one million Canadian homes”.

“City line TV show guest chef often said just use a regular recipe for scones etc.  She got asked so many times for that information that she talked whitecap books into reprinting the Five Rose’s Cookbook (1915)  in 1999. I use it today.”

– Mary Trepanier

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Ingredients: 
Ingredients for Buttermilk Scones
2 lbs Five Roses Flour
¼ oz Soda
1 pint sour milk or buttermilk
1 pinch Salt
Ingredients for Scotch Soda Scones
1 quart Five Roses flour
1 tsp Baking soda
2 tsp Cream of tartar
A little lard or butter
Salt and sugar to taste
Directions: 
Directions for Buttermilk Scones

Mix to a light dough, roll out about 1/2 inch think, and cut to desired shape. Bake 15 minutes.

Directions for Scotch Soda Scones

Mix ingredients. Warm the flour. Add butter, milk or water to make consistent dough. Turn out on board and handle as little as possible. Turn out round, and bake in skillet, or on top of stove. When one side is done, turn over.

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Ingredients

Ingredients for Buttermilk Scones
 2 lbs Five Roses Flour
 ¼ oz Soda
 1 pint sour milk or buttermilk
 1 pinch Salt
Ingredients for Scotch Soda Scones
 1 quart Five Roses flour
 1 tsp Baking soda
 2 tsp Cream of tartar
 A little lard or butter
 Salt and sugar to taste

Directions

Directions for Buttermilk Scones
1

Mix to a light dough, roll out about 1/2 inch think, and cut to desired shape. Bake 15 minutes.

Directions for Scotch Soda Scones
2

Mix ingredients. Warm the flour. Add butter, milk or water to make consistent dough. Turn out on board and handle as little as possible. Turn out round, and bake in skillet, or on top of stove. When one side is done, turn over.

Buttermilk scone recipe from Five Roses Cookbook, 1915

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