Coastal Living
Makes 8 servings


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2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
1 cup buttermilk


Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Gradually add buttermilk, and stir with a fork until a soft dough forms.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; pat dough into a 1-inch-thick disk. (Dough will be sticky. Dust hands with flour as needed.) Cut disk into 8 wedges. Place wedges on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake at 425° for 13 to 15 minutes or until bottoms are golden and tops are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Created date

June 2006