Delicious Irish Scones

The perfect way to treat yourself at any time of the day!

Fruit Scones

Ingredients:

225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
Pinch Salt
25g/1oz Caster Sugar
(optional)
25g/1oz Margarine
150ml/¼ pint Milk (approx)
For glaze
Beaten egg or milk

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 210°C/425°F/Gas 7.
2. Lightly dust a flat baking tray with flour.
3. Sieve flour and salt into a bowl, stir in sugar, if used.
4. Rub in margarine.
5. Add sufficient milk to make soft dough.
6. Turn onto a floured board and knead to remove any cracks.
7. Roll out lightly to 1”/3cm in thickness. Cut into scones with a cutter dipped in flour.
8. Place on the preheated baking tray, glaze if liked.
9. Bake in oven for 10 -15 mins. approx. or until risen and golden brown.
10. Cool on a wire tray

Notes:

To Make Fruit Scones:
50g/2oz of sultanas, cherries or raisins may be added to the dry ingredients before adding the liquid.

To make wholemeal (brown) scones:
Use 125g/4oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal and 125g/4oz Odlums Self Raising Flour following the same method as above.

Above quantities may be doubled if you wish!

Source: Odlums

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