Scones

Christmas morning is usually busy with opening gifts and preparing for the lunch celebrations with breakfast being neglected or even forgotten.  These scones are a perfect treat for Christmas morning breakfast and are super quick and easy.  Serve them with your favourite jam (strawberry for me) and lightly whipped cream.

 

Scones

 

Ingredients

2 cups self raising flour
10ml sugar
2ml salt
125g butter
1 egg beaten
125ml buttermilk / plain yoghurt

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, salt and butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the egg and buttermilk / yoghurt to the flour mixture and knife through until just mixed through.
  4. Place the mixture on a greased baking tray and shape into a square and cut through to make between 12 and 16 scones, depending on what size scones you want.
  5. Bake for approximately 10 minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

 

Submitted by:  Mandy Frielinghaus, Mauritius

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18 thoughts on “Scones

  1. Aaah, scones! They remind me of summer afternoons when I was growing up in south west England. We would have them with clotted cream, jam and a cup of tea. Very English!

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