Preheat oven to 425°F/220°C. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Work butter or margarine into dry ingredients until butter is the size of small peas, using a pastry blender or fork. Add remaining ingredients, mixing just until the dry ingredients are moist.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and gather into a ball. Pat into a circle 3/4-inch thick. Cut dough into 8 to 10 wedges. Place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes 8-10 scones.
Date: July 27, 2002