Sweet Scones

Sweet Scones

Ingredients:

350g/12 oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
Pinch of Salt
50g/2 oz Golden Caster Sugar
75g/3 oz Butter or Margarine (room temperature)
300ml/½pt Milk (approx)
To Serve
Raspberry Jam
Whipped Cream

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Dust flat baking tray with flour.
2. Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl, then stir in the sugar.
3. Rub in butter/margarine with tips of fingers lifting ingredients to introduce air to the mix.
4. Mixture should resemble breadcrumbs.
5. Add sufficient milk to create a soft dough.
6. Turn onto a floured board and gently knead to remove any cracks.
7. Roll out lightly to 3cm/1″ in thickness. Cut into scones with a cutter 8cm/3″ dipped in flour.
8. Preheat baking sheet/tray while cutting the scones.
9. Bake on upper shelf position for 10-15 mins approx until risen and golden brown.
10. Cool on a wire tray. Serve with cream and jam.

Source; Odlums

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