Scotch Scones

cook on a greased griddle about

1 cupful fine oatmeal
4 teaspoonfuls baking powder
¼ cupfuls scalded milk
2 tablespoonfuls shortening
1 teaspoonful salt
1 cupful flour
2 tablespoonfuls sugar

Pour hot milk over oatmeal, mix well, add shortening, and let stand until cold. Mix and sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar: add to oatmeal, and mix well. Roll out three-quarters of an inch thick, cut in rounds, and cook on a greased griddle about 20 minutes, turning when half cooked.