Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
17th - 23rd
October 2016

Scones

Picnics
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Cooking time: 
15-30 minutes
Serves: 
10
Preparation time: 
10-15 minutes
Ingredients: 

300g Flour

50g Butter

50g Sugar

5 tbs Baking Powder

60ml Milk

70g Sultanas

2 Eggs

1/2 Lemon

Equipment: 

Food processor with main knife blade or Kenwood Chef or kMix with K beater

 

Method: 
  • Attach the K Beater to the stand mixer or the knife blade to the food processor.
  • Cut the butter (which must be cold) into small cubes
  • Place the flour, baking powder, lemon zest, sugar and butter into the bowl
  • Switch to speed 2 and mix until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • With the machine running, add the butter milk and eggs
  • Mix until they form a dough, but be careful not to overwork, then add the sultanas
  • Place the mixture onto a floured work surface and roll out to a thickness of 3 cm
  • Dip a 6cm round pastry cutter in flour, then cut out the scones and turn them over onto a baking tray
  • Allow to rest for 5 minutes, then brush the tops lightly with milk and bake in a preheated oven set at 220ºC/Fan 180 ºC/Gas 6
  • Bake for 5 minutes then turn the temperature down to 180ºC/ Fan 160 ºC/Gas 4 and bake for a further 5 to 10 minutes
  • Take out of the oven and rest on a cooling rack