How to Make Rich Scones

"Scone" is an early 16th century word, perhaps from the Middle Dutch word "schoon(broot)" meaning fine bread. They are small lightly sweetened or unsweetened cakes made from flour, fat and milk.

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How to Make Rich Scones Recipe
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1

Pre-heat the oven to 220°

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Weigh the ingredients

Weigh the ingredients

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3
Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl

Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl

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Rub in the butter

Rub in the butter

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Add the sugar

Add the sugar

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Beat the egg with a fork

Beat the egg with a fork

7
Add 3/4 of the beaten egg

Add 3/4 of the beaten egg

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Add the milk

Add the milk

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Mix together until you have a soft dough

Mix together until you have a soft dough

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Soft dough

Soft dough

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Place the dough on a floured surface and leave to rest for 15 minutes

Place the dough on a floured surface and leave to rest for 15 minutes

12
Dust the rolling pin with flour and roll until 2cm thick

Dust the rolling pin with flour and roll until 2cm thick

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2cm thick

2cm thick

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Cut out with a pastry cutter or a glass

Cut out with a pastry cutter or a glass

15
Cut the scones the same shape and thickness

Cut the scones the same shape and thickness

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Place the scones on a floured baking tray

Place the scones on a floured baking tray

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Brush the scones with the remaining 1/4 beaten egg

Brush the scones with the remaining 1/4 beaten egg

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Put the baking tray in the oven and bake until golden brown (12-15 minutes)

Put the baking tray in the oven and bake until golden brown (12-15 minutes)

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Place the cooked scones on a wire rack and allow to cool

Place the cooked scones on a wire rack and allow to cool

20
Split the scones in half and spread with jam and cream

Split the scones in half and spread with jam and cream

Ingredients

225 Grams self-raising flour 
1 Teaspoon baking powder 
1 Pinch salt 
25 Grams caster sugar 
50 Grams butter (without salt) 
125 Milliliters milk 
1 egg 
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