Basic Scones with Raisins recipe

Recipe for gorgeous fresh Scones with raisins

Ingredients
450g Self-raising flour
50g Caster Sugar
2 tsp baking powder
100g Butter
100g raisins, sultanas, cherries, cranberries (optional)
200ml Milk

How to
Preheat oven to 200 degrees.

In a bowl, mix flour, caster sugar and baking powder.

Cut in the butter and work with hands until well combined and resembling fine breadcrumb texture.

Add in your fruit and gradually add milk – work in until well combined and forms a soft dough.

Press out on a floured surface (not working or kneading the dough too much as it will not rise).

Cut with scone cutter and lace on a floured baking tray (not too close together).

Using a pastry brush, brush the tops with milk or beaten egg.

Bake for +- 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool on a cooling rack.

Enjoy hot or cold.

Recipe courtesy of Stuffed! – A food blog created by Megan Deane sharing family recipes and a passion for home cooking.

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