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Recipes Scones

300gm (2 cups) flour 4 tsp baking powder a pinch of salt 60gm butter 60gm caster sugar (⅓ cup) 150ml milk

Additional ingredients

200gm (1 cup) chopped dates, or other dried fruit such as currants, raisins, sultanas


1 cup grated cheese

  1. preheat the oven to 220C (200° if fan forced)
  2. sift the flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl, add the salt and sugar
  3. fold in additional ingredients if desired
  4. in a separate container melt the butter, then add milk
  5. fold milk and butter mixture into dry ingredients
  6. add extra milk if needed to make a moist ball of dough
  7. roll or pat flat on a floured surface until about 2 to 3 cm thick
  8. cut into about 12 pieces
  9. bake near the top of the oven for 12-15 minutes, until golden brown
  10. allow to cool on a rack
  11. serve warm with butter, or jam and cream

Makes 12 scones


Page last modified on 2013 Aug 28 03:25

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