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Plain Scones Biscuits

Ingredients
  Self raising flour 1⁄2 Pound (225 g)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon (5 ml)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2.5 ml)
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 g)
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint (Approx 150 ml)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a baking sheet.
2) Heat the oven to (230°C/450°F or Gas Mark 8).

MAKING
3) In a bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and salt, then rub in the butter until the mixture is crumbly.
4) Make a well in the centre and add the enough milk to make a smooth soft dough.
5) On a floured surface, turn the dough knead until smooth, then roll out to 2 cm/3/4 inch thickness.
6) With a 5 cm/2 inch cutter, cut out 10 to 12 rounds, place on a greased baking sheet and brush with a little milk.
7) Bake in the preheated hot oven for about 12 minutes until golden brown.
8) Transfer the biscuits to a wire rack and leave to cool.
9) In a freezer bag, pack the biscuits in a single layer, seal, label and freeze.

SERVING
10) Thaw the biscuits by removing wrappings and place the frozen scones (biscuits) on a baking sheet.
11) Before serving, reheat them in a preheated moderately hot oven (200°C/400°F or Gas Mark 6) for 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Milk
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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