Caroline’s Scones

It’s hard to beat a nice coffee and a scone around 11am (or any time of the day for that matter)! Without being biased, Caroline bakes a mean scone. In our house, I generally stick to the savouries whilst Caroline is the dab hand when it comes to the sweet things! Suits me!

Scones
Mmmmmm! Scones!
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Ingredients
  1. 230g self raising soda bread flour
  2. 50g caster sugar
  3. 50g butter
  4. Buttermilk

  5. Extras
  6. Cherries
  7. Chocolate chips
  8. Raisins
  9. Raspberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C
  2. Mix the flour and sugar and then rub in the butter
  3. Add the buttermilk a splash at a time while mixing with your hands until you get a sticky (but formed) dough
  4. Put the dough onto a floured board and roll flat (about 2-3cm thick)
  5. Cut the scones with a ring cutter
  6. Place the scones onto a lightly floured baking tray and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden
  7. Put the scones onto a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before dusting with icing sugar
Notes
  1. Add cherries, chocolate, raisins etc just after you rub the butter in
  2. Serve with good butter and jam and dollop of lightly whipped double cream (if you want off course)
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