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Scone recipe

A very easy scone recipe 🙂

Ingredient

  • 4 cups self-raising flour
  • 250 unsalted butter, cubed

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  • 500 butter milk
  • Jam and whipped cream (homemade will be nice without sugar), to serve
  • Dates/raisin/cholate chips (optional)

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Method

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Line flat baking tray with baking paper.
  • Sift self-raising flour into a large bowl.
  • Using your fingertips, rub butter into flour until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

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  • Now add butter milk slowly with a flat-bladed knife until mixture forms a soft dough, adding more buttermilk if required.

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  • If you want to add dates or raisin or chocolate chips, add now and mix with butter knife.

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  • Turn the dough on a lightly floured surface.
  • Don’t knead dough or scones will be tough
  • Pat dough lightly into a 2cm thick round.

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  • Using butter knife cut the small portion from the dough and lightly press together and place on baking tray.

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  • Keep the scones close together so they will be soft.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and well risen.

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  • Serve warm with jam and cream.

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Enjoy and Take care everyone,

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO