Scones

    Scones

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    27min


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    About this recipe: Scones are best served with clotted cream and jam and eaten with afternoon tea.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 225g (8 oz) self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 25g (1 oz) caster sugar
    • 25g (1 oz) butter, diced (plus extra for greasing)
    • 150ml (5 fl oz) milk

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

    1. Mix the flour, salt and sugar together in a bowl. Add butter and using the rubbing in method mix into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
    2. Add the milk a little at at time until dough is moist but not sticky.
    3. Turn out on to a well floured board and roll out to about 1cm (1/2") thick.
    4. Place on a well greased backing tray and bake at 220 C / Gas 7 for about 12 to 14 minutes. Allow to cool slightly on a wire cooling rack.

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    Reviews (7)

    6

    Made it healthier. to make it healthier add a touch of berries and fruit. i tried this and they were beautiful and if the kids dont like fruit chop it small or add it in the ingredients. (it works says its chocolate). - 12 Apr 2011

    Nicolala
    5

    - 18 Sep 2010

    4

    excellent very easy to make and enjoyed by all , ( I passed the point with the milk and had to compensate with more flour ) also cut them in squares and brushed with milk - 06 Jul 2012

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