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Fruit Scones Biscuits

Ingredients
  Flour 1⁄2 Pound (225 gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable 2 Ounce (50 gram)
  Castor sugar 2 Ounce (50 gram)
  Seedless raisins 2 Ounce (50 gram)
  Currants 30 Milliliter (2 tablespoons)
  Egg 1 Large, beaten
  Milk 75 Milliliter (5 tablespoons)
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 add soda and rub in the fat until the mixture is crumbly. Add raisins, sugar and currants.
4) Stir in the egg, fruit mixture and enough milk to make a smooth soft dough.
5) On a floured surface, turn the dough knead until smooth, then roll out to 1 cm/1/2 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 10-15 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 (180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4) for 15 minutes.
12) Serve the warm biscuits as snack.

Recipe Summary

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

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