Papaya and Lime Scones
Posted by: Elaine Wed, 26 May 2004, at 10:37 a.m.
Catalina Park B&B, Tucson, AZ
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup canola oil
1 cup low fat milk
1 large egg
finely grated zest from 2 small limes
1/2 cup dried papaya, coarsely chopped
Preheat oven to 425oF. In a large mixing bowl, whisk
together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the canola oil with
a fork until pea size crumbs form.
In a small bowl combine the milk, egg, lime zest, and
papaya. Add to the flour mixture and stir with fork until blended. Dough will be
Turn out dough on generously floured board. Lightly form two balls and flatten
into disks about 5 inches in diameter. Don't over work the dough. Place disks on
ungreased cookie sheet and cut into desired number of wedges. Brush lightly with
milk and bake for about 20 minutes.