English Scones

  • 3 ½ cups self-raising flour(450 g)
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¼ cups milk (250 mL)
  • 1 egg yolk

1. Preheat the oven to 425˚F (220˚C).

2. In a large bowl, rub together the self-raising flour and cubed butter until you form fine crumbs.

3. Mix in the sugar, baking powder, and salt, and make a well in the middle.

4. Pour in the milk and gently mix together until just combined.

5. Tip the dough onto a floured surface and knead for about a minute. Be careful not to over-knead the dough.

5. Using a round cookie cutter or the rim of a glass, cut circles into the dough that are about 1-2 inches thick.

5. Place onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper and coat the tops of the scones with the egg yolk.

5. Bake for 12 minutes. Serve with clotted cream and jam.

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