Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Your my only scONE

Put a spin on this classic treat by, you guessed it, making it heart shaped.
For a tasty scone...
You will need:
-8oz/225g self raising flour
-Pinch of salt
-2oz/50g margarine
-1oz/25g caster sugar
-1 medium egg (beaten and mixed with enough milk to make 1/4 pint/150ml)
-Heart shaped cutter
1.Heat oven to gas mark 7/220c and grease a baking tray.
2. Mix flour and salt, rub* in the margarine. Stir in the sugar.
3.Add egg and milk mixture, saving a little to brush the tops.
4.Knead lightly onto a floured surface and roll out to about 1/2"/1cm thick. Cut out with heart shaped cutters (2 1/2"-3" width).
5.When used all of the scone mixture, brush the tops with the egg wash and bake for around ten minutes.
6.Serve with jam and clotted cream!

*Rubbing means just that, rub the mixture between your fingers for a fine crumb like mix!

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