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Plain Scones


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  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 25g margarine
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1/2 egg
  • 100ml milk


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Pre-heat oven to 220C and flour a baking tray.

Step 2

Sieve flour into baking bowl and rub in margarine until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

Step 3

Stir in sugar.

Step 4

Using a round bladed knife, mix in egg and enough milk to form a firm dough.

Step 5

Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly. Using scone cutters, cut out scones and place on floured baking tray. Gather dough, re-knead and cut out scones until all dough has been used.

Step 6

Bake in oven until well risen and when tapped with finger, scone sounds hollow.

Step 7

Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling tray.

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