Basic Scones Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time15 MinMethod

Ingredients

 Self rising flour8 Ounce (225 Gram)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon (2.5 Milliliter)
 Sugar1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
 Butter1 Ounce (25 Gram)
 Milk3 Fluid Ounce (75 Milliliter)
 Water30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1032 Calories from Fat 228

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.8%

Saturated Fat 16.2 g81.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 69.8 mg

Sodium 4031.6 mg168%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 9.7 g

Protein 18 g36.4%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C

Calcium 56.1% Iron 42.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift the flour and salt into a bowl, then stir in the sugar.
Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Pour in the liquid and beat until a soft dough is formed.
Knead gently for 3 minutes.
Pat the dough out until it is about 2 cm./ 3/4 in.thick, then cut into 5 cm./2 in.circles with a pastry cutter.
Transfer the circles to a well-greased baking sheet and lightly brush the tops with a little milk or beaten egg.
Put into the oven preheated to very hot (230°C/450°F or Gas Mark 8) and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
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