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Perfect Scones

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  Self raising flour 8 Ounce (2 Cups / 250 Gram)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce (45 Gram)
  Milk 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup / 125 Milliliter)
  Egg 1

1. Sift flour and baking powder together into a bowl. Stir in sugar, then using fingertips, rub in butter until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Make a well in the center.
2. Whisk together milk and egg, pour into flour mixture and mix to form a soft dough. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead briefly.
3. Using the palm of your hand, press dough out to 2 cm/3/4 in thick, then using a 5 cm/2 in cutter, cut out scones. Avoid twisting the cutter or the scones will rise unevenly.
4. Arrange scones close together on a greased and lightly floured baking tray or in a shallow 20 cm/8 in cake tin. Brush with a little milk and bake at 220°C/425°F/Gas 7 for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1291 Calories from Fat 401

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70%

Saturated Fat 25.9 g129.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 314.7 mg104.9%

Sodium 3397.2 mg141.6%

Total Carbohydrates 186 g62.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 17.1 g

Protein 33 g65.8%

Vitamin A 28.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 130.5% Iron 67.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Perfect Scones Recipe