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If you have trouble making good scones these might just do the trick. Extra baking powder and standing time helps to keep these light and fluffy.

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  • 500 g self-raising flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbs icing sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 60 g butter melted


Servings 8
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 55mins
Adapted from


Step 1

STEP 1 Sift dry ingredients into a bowl.
STEP 2 Add beaten egg, milk and butter.
STEP 3 Quickly combine all ingredients into a dough.
STEP 4 Stand dough on a floured board for 20 minutes.
STEP 5 Gently roll out to required thickness (about 2 cm).
STEP 6 Cut out circles using the rim of a glass dipped in flour.
STEP 7 Stand scones close together on a lightly floured baking tray for a further 15 minutes.
STEP 8 Bake at 210C for 10 minutes.
Dough will be fairly sticky. When working the dough try not to add too much extra flour.


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