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Scones

Serves: 6 peopleRecipe course: DessertsTotal time (min.): 30Complexity (1 to 3): 1
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Scones are a classic afternoon tea treat traditionally served with clotted cream and jam.

Tools

Stand Mixers
K beater
 or Food Processor

Ingredients

Ingredients 1 
Salt  1/2 tsp. 
Butter  60 grams 
Plain flour  225 grams 
Baking powder  3 tsp. 

Ingredients 2 
Caster sugar  30 grams 
Milk  150 ml 

Ingredients 3 
Egg 1 beaten

Method

Getting started 

1- Fit the K beater to the machine.
2- Pre heat the oven to 220ºC.
 
Stage 1 

1- Add Ingredients 1 (salt, butter, flour, baking powder) into the Mixer bowl.
2- Attach the Mixer bowl to the machine and fit the splash guard. 
3- Mix on speed 1 for about 2 minutes or until coarse crumbs form.
 
Stage 2 
 
1- Add Ingredients 2 (caster sugar, milk) into the Mixer bowl. 
2- Mix on speed Max for 20 seconds.
 
Stage 3 
 
1- Transfer the dough to a lightly floured worksurface.
2- Roll out until about 3 cm thick. 
3- Cut out 5 cm rounds and place on the baking tray.
4- Brush with Ingredients 3 (egg). 
5- Bake for 18 minutes at 220ºC.
6- Leave to cool on a wire rack.
7- Serve.

 


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