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Scones

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An English classic perfect for afternoon tea. Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee with these quick to bake scones that go perfectly with Jam and Clotted Cream.
Ingredients
  Butter 50 Gram
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Self raising flour 225 Gram
  Skimmed milk 150 Milliliter
  Caster sugar 30 Gram
  Egg 1
  Currants 100 Gram
  Clotted cream 30 Gram
  Strawberry jam 30 Gram
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Pre-heat oven at 220C.

MAKING
2.In a mixing bowl, sift the flour and add cubes of butter and salt to it.
3.Mix everything together with your hands after adding sugar.
4.Make a small well inside the bowl and pour milk. Keep stirring until it makes a dough.
5.Into the same bowl, pop in the currants and give it a good mix.
6.Flour the work surface and knead the dough on the flour for 5 minutes.
7.Once the dough is ready, roll out the dough to a thickness of 2 cm.
8.Once rolled, use a pastry cutter to cut out the scones.
9.Using butter, grease the baking tin and then place the scones on it.
10.Crack an egg, whisk it and brush the scone with the whisked egg.
11.Place the scones in the oven for 15 minutes until they are golden brown.

SERVING
12.These classic English scones make for great tea time snack and tasty amazing when served with jam.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Scone
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Flour
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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