225 g/8 oz/2 cups self-raising
A pinch of salt
175 g/6 oz cooked mashed potato
60 ml/4 tbsp milk
Rub the butter or margarine into the
flour and salt. Stir in the mashed potato and enough of the milk to
make a soft dough. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to about 2.5
cm/1 in thick and cut into rounds with a biscuit (cookie) cutter.
Place the scones (biscuits) on a lightly greased baking (cookie) sheet
and bake in a preheated oven at 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6 for 15–20
minutes until lightly golden.