Fruit scones

Serves6
30 minutes

Ingredients

Scones

  • 500g of plain flour, sifted
  • 28g of baking powder
  • 85g of butter
  • 60g of sugar
  • 1 handful of currants
  • 1 handful of sultanas
  • 140ml of single cream
  • 140ml of milk

To plate

  • 2 dollops of clotted cream, per person
  • 2 dollops of homemade strawberry jam, per person

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 165°C/gas mark 3. Sieve the flour and baking powder together, add the sugar then rub in the butter
  • 500g of plain flour
  • 28g of baking powder
  • 85g of butter
  • 60g of sugar
2
Add the sultanas and currants if you would like fruit scones or leave them out for plain
  • 1 handful of currants
  • 1 handful of sultanas
3
Gently mix in the milk and cream to form into a dough being careful not to overwork it
  • 140ml of single cream
  • 140ml of milk
4
On a floured surface, roll the dough out until its 2.5cm thick. Cut to desired size and shape using scone cutters or a knife
5
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown and cooked all the way through
6
Serve warm with plenty of clotted cream and home made strawberry jam
  • 2 dollops of clotted cream
  • 2 dollops of homemade strawberry jam