Heading: Bread & Baking
Cuisine: British & Irish
Food Type: Vegetarian
No of Portions: 8
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Ingredients & Prep
200 g Plain flour
120 ml milk room temp
50 g butter unsalted cold to grate
1 tbsp caster sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 egg beaten
1 pinch salt
Pre-heat oven to 180'c & have either floured baking tray/s or silicon mat/s on tray/s at the ready.
Place flour, caster sugar, baking powder, salt & bi-carb into a bowl & mix well.
Grate in a 1/4 of the butter then mix in the next 1/4 mix in & so on, when all the butter is in & mixed in add the milk to make the dough, do not over work just bring all together in a smooth ball.
Dust a work top with extra flour, tip out dough & flatten into a disc shape with you hand to 3 cm thick, then cut with a 5 cm pastry cutter or a glass as many as you can from the disc, gather the remaining dough & bring together into a smaller disc 3 cm thick cut some more again until there is no enough left.
Place on baking tray/s 4 cm apart brush tops with the beaten egg & bake for 15 to 20 mins or until they have risen & golden brown on top.
Suggestion & Tips
Serve warm with cream & strawberry jam. Bake the scones as soon as you have made the dough.