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English Scones

Ingredients
  Flour 8 Ounce
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Cream of tartar 2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Egg 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 450°F./ gasmark 8
2 Lightly grease a baking tin.

MAKING
3 In a bowl, measure salt, cream of tartar and bicarbonate of soda and put with flour.
4 Sieve dry ingredients you have mixed together.
5 Add in the fat, cut into small pieces.
6 Rub the fat into the mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
7 Measure the quarter pint of milk.
8 Create a well in the mixture and gradually add the milk.
9 Mix with a palette knife to form a soft dough.
10 Turn the dough out on to a floured board or clean kitchen table-top.
11 Knead it very lightly.
12 Form the dough into a flat rounds roughly 3/4 to 1 inch in thickness.
13 Cut into rounds with a cutter and put them on to the prepared tin.
14 In a bowl, break an egg and beat it with a fork.
15 Brush the rounds with egg.
16 Bake in a very hot oven for 8-10 minutes.
17 Allow to cool on a rack.

SERVING
18 Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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