It’s week #3 and I hope you all had a nice and relaxing weekend! Today I’ve been busy whipping up some mini scones, even though I didn’t initially know they’d be so mini. This is another recipe I used in secondary school and it’s safe to say that I forgot everything haha but they turned out to be quite tasty nonetheless. If, like me, you’re learning to bake/cook and have recipes you’d like to share with everyone please do feel free to do so in the comments below. Let’s bake!
200g self-raising flour
Pinch of salt (optional)
25g caster sugar
- Make sure to read down through the steps before beginning to make sure you have everything like a pastry brush for example which I didn’t have (knives are possible substitutes, right?)
- Add milk sparingly as too much will make the mixture soggy and too little will leave it dry. However, if you find yourself in either of these situations just keep adding small amounts of either milk or flour until you reach the correct texture.
- If cracks appear in the dough, don’t worry! Just use your cutter, make your shape from the smoothest parts of the dough and re-roll to remove the cracks or lumps.
- Grease a tray to fit about 12 mini scones.
- Sieve the flour into the bowl and cut the margarine into little pieces before rubbing it into the flour. You should be left witha bread crumb-like mixture.
- Add the sugar into the bowl.
- Beat an egg with a fork in a small bowl and then add to the bread crumb mixture. If, like my mixture, you find it to be too dry then add some milk but remember not too much!
- You should now have a slightly sticky ball of dough. Sprinkle some flour on top of both your work space androlling pin which will reduce the risk of the dough sticking.
- Then turn out the mixture onto the floury worktop before rolling the dough in the flour.
- Roll out evenly andform the circular shapes with your shape cutter.
- Spread milk on scones with a pastry brush and place on tray.
- Finally, put into the oven for about 20 minutes depending on your oven.
Enjoy and remember if you would like to share your recipes with me or if there’s anything you’d like me to make please do comment 🙂