Oscar's squashy apple scones
Our apple tree is full of apples so my little boy and I decided to bake together for the first time and use up some of our delicious crop. These simple scones are as light as air!
- 250g plain white flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp bicarb of soda
- 50g caster sugar
- 25g butter
- 200g milk
- bit of brown sugar for top of scones
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget
Mix the flour, baking powder, bicarb of soda and caster sugar together.
Add the butter in little chunks and mix together with fingers until it looks like breadcrumbs
Slowly add the milk until you get a smooth, wet mixture - try to stop your child from licking their fingers at this stage!!
Plop out onto a floured surface. Flatten the dough mixture and fold and knead for a minute.
Use a dessert spoon to roughly choose the size of your scones and drop into a muffin tin. Add a little brown sugar for the top of the scones.
Bake for 15 minutes. Try to stop your child from opening the oven.
Then butter and squash into your mouth as fast as you can.
I like to add just a little taste of brown sugar on top of these scones before baking to add a bit of extra sweetness, especially if the apples are still bitter.