Healthy Scones

Healthy Scones for our Thursday Healthy food session, members made scones with raisins and a dash of vanilla essence topped with egg to make a golden brown finish. Very tasty!

Here is the recipe:

What you need:

  • 350g/12 oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 50g/2 oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 75g/3 oz Butter or Margarine (room temperature)
  • Vanilla essence

To Serve

  • Raspberry Jam
  • Whipped Cream

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Dust flat baking tray with flour.
  2. Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl, then stir in the sugar. Rub in butter/margarine with tips of fingers lifting ingredients to introduce air to the mix. Mixture should resemble breadcrumbs.
  3. Add sufficient milk to create a soft dough.
  4. Turn onto a floured board and gently knead to remove any cracks.
  5. Roll out lightly to 3cm/1″ in thickness. Cut into scones with a cutter 8cm/3″ dipped in flour.
  6. Preheat baking sheet/tray while cutting the scones.
  7. Bake on upper shelf position for 10-15 mins approx until risen and golden brown.
  8. Cool on a wire tray. Serve with cream and jam.

Enjoy it!




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