Scones

Try these homemade scones fresh from the oven, served warm with butter and Folláin Jam, there is nothing quite like it.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

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Traditional Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 340g (12 oz) Odlums self raising flour
  • 80g (3 oz) Butter
  • 55g (2 oz) Caster sugar
  • 125ml (¼ pint) Milk
  • 4 tbsp Yoplait natural yoghurt
  • To serve Folláin Traditional recipe or nothing but fruit Jam of your choice

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/gas mark 6.
  2. Lightly grease a baking sheet or line with greaseproof paper.
  3. Sieve the flour into a larger bowl, add in the salt and sugar and rub in the butter until it looks like breadcrumbs.
  4. Mix the milk with the yoghurt and stir into the dry ingredients, work it together until a soft dough is formed.
  5. Turn the mixture onto a floured surface and knead lightly to get a smooth surface.
  6. Flatten it out to a thickness of about 3cm (1 inch).
  7. Using a 5 cm (2 inch) cutter or knife cut out 12 – 14 scones and place on the prepared baking tray. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 – 15 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Cool on a wire rack and serve with butter and plenty of Folláin Jam.