Teatime Scones :)
u need :
250gm plain flour (or low protein flour from baking shops)
50gm castor sugar
1 tbsp b.powder
1 tsp salt
40gm cold butter
1 egg (lighly beaten)
180 ml cream
1 tbsp cream and 1 tbsp sugar for brushing
Whipped cream to serve: - whip all ingredients together
120 ml whipping cream
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp sugar
Preheat Oven 180degrees celcius
Combine flour, sugar, b.powder and salt.
Cut in the butter to the dry ingredients and combine with a fork or using fingers (until just combined- not melted)
Whisk egg into cream. Make a well in the centre of dry ingredients and pour the cream mixture. Fold mixture gently about 8-9 folds until ingredients just stick together.
Dust worktop with flour. take out dough and pat out to a thickness of 1 to 1/2 inches and cut into rounds with a round cutter.
Place rounds on a greased tray. Brush tops with cream and sprinkle a little sugar. Bake about 15 mins or golden brown. Serve with whipped cream and strawberry jam .
Linked this to : Let's Cook Speedy Snacks and Comfort Food