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Rich Scones

  • 200g Self Raising Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 50g Margarine
  • 25g Sugar
  • 50g Currants or Sultanas
  • 1 Egg beaten with sufficient milk to make 125ml liquid
  1. Mix flour and salt, rub in margarine (until Flaky).
  2. Stir in sugar and fruit.
  3. Add egg and milk, reserving a little for brushing the tops.
  4. Knead lightly on a floured surface and roll ot to just over 1cm in thickness.
  5. Cut in 6.5 cm rounds, re-roll the trimmings and cut more rounds.
  6. Place on a greased baking tray and brush the tops with egg and milk.
  7. Bake in a hot oven 220 degreesC, 425 degreesF, Gas mark 7 for about 10 mins.

A scone dough should be soft and spongy. Handle very lightly for best results.

-- Sarah Peers, in the Bero Book

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