Scones are an English treat. They originated from Europe and were very popular during the 1880’s. Scones can be eaten with jam, whipped cream butter/margarine or even tea. This recipe will make 6 small scones.
Plain flour, for dusting
1 ½ cups of self raising flour
½ cup of rasins (optional)
40 g butter, chilled & cubed
⅝ cups of milk
1. Before you start make sure you wash your hands and that your hair is tied back.
2. Pour in the flour into a large bowl that is clean
3.Add small chunks of butter and rub it into the flour with your fingers untill it looks and feels like crumbs
4.Make a mini circle or well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour the milk in slowly.
5.Mix & knead the mixture until it becomes or turns into dough
5.Heat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Now place the small balls of your dough onto a flat pan or oven tray.
6.Bake it for 20-25 minutes and it should be ready to eat with any spread that you want. For example, butter, jam and whipped cream
There is also a special way that the british eat it. Here is a video to show how they do it