Scones

Scones

Scones

Scones Anyone?

 

Let’s face it, who doesn’t like a good old scone straight out of the oven? This is a basic scone recipe and a slight variation on the Lemonade Scone recipe. There are so many different scone recipes out there on the net. You may have your own trusted scone recipe already. Even if you do have your favorite recipe, compare it to this one. If there is a difference then go ahead, try this one. There are only 5 ingredients to this recipe and it’s rather quick to make. Let me know how you go.

 

Ingredients

4 cups self raising flour sifted
2 tablespoons icing sugar
60 grams melted butter
1 cup milk
3/4 cup water (room temperature)

Method

Pre heat oven to 220 C degrees

Pour the dry ingredients into a bowl
Add the liquid ingredients and stir to combine (don’t over mix)
Roll out the dough onto a lightly floured board to 2 cm thickness
Using a floured cutter of approximately 4.5 cm cut out scones
Line baking tray with baking paper and assemble the scones
Place the scones next to each other leaving enough room to spread (approx. 2 cm)
Cook at 200 C degrees fan forced for 15 minutes until golden brown
Break in half when warm and fill with jam and cream

Hints

It’s all about the oven temperature, so make sure you know the correct temperature of your oven

Spend as little time with the dough as possible, you want to retain the air in the mix
Serve warm with whipped cream and jam
Can be reheated the next day but not as nice
The scones can be frozen when they are cooled

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