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Scones Rubbed In Mixture

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Ingredients
  Self raising flour 7 Ounce (200 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Caster sugar 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Milk 4 Fluid Ounce (100 Milliliter)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Into a bowl, sieve the flour and salt.
2. Preheat the oven using conventional top and bottom heat, to 400 degree F
3. Grease a baking tray.

MAKING
4. Cut butter into small cubes and add to the flour.
5. With your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour until it resembles crumbs.
6. Add the sugar and mix well.
7. Add milk and stir quickly using a fork, until the mixture binds to form dough.
8. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured work surface and knead lightly 4 to 5 times.
9. Roll out to 1/2-inch thickness.
10. Use a 2-inch round (plain or fluted) cookie cutter to cut out scones.
11. Arrange them on a baking tray, keeping 1 inch space between each.
12. Brush them with milk to give a sheen and golden color.
13. Bake until the scones are lightly golden brown, dry and firm.
14. Remove from the oven and slide onto a wire rack to cool.

SERVING
15. Pile into a bread baskets and serve with tea topped with butter and preserves if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Drink: 
Milk
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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