Celebrate with birthday scones
Prep 20 Mins Cook 25 Mins Makes 15 pcs Not a fan of cakes? Opt for something lighter instead, like some English scones!
300g self-raising our, sifted 2 tbsps caster sugar 100g butter, cut into small cubes 190ml milk 1 tbsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 egg mixed with 1 tbsp milk (for egg wash)
Step 1: Preheat oven to 200°C. Line tray with baking paper. In a bowl, combine our and sugar. Add butter into bowl and use ngertips to rub butter into our until it resembles ne bread crumbs.
Step 2: Make a well in the centre of the mixture, add in milk, vanilla, lemon juice and quickly mix it together with a spatula or pastry scraper until mixture begins to hold together. Be careful not to overmix.
Step 3: Turn dough onto a lightly oured surface and gently shape it into round-shaped dough. Use a lightly oured rolling pin to roll out dough until it is 2cm thick. Use a 5cm diameter round pastry cutter, dipped in our each time to cut out the scones.
Step 4: Egg wash the scones before chilling it in the refrigerator for at least 30 mins before baking. Bake for 20 to 25 mins or until golden brown in colour. Step 5: Serve scones with jam, clotted cream and butter.
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