HM’s best fruit scones

HM’s best fruit scones
Serves: 12
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 25g-50g butter
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g currants, sultanas or other dried fruits
  • 125ml-150ml milk
  • flour for kneading
  • milk or beaten egg for glazing
  1. Grease a baking sheet and preheat the oven to 220C/Gas 7.
  2. Sift flour and salt into a large mixing bowl, rub in the butter to form a breadcrumb texture. Stir in the sugar and dried fruit. Add 125ml milk and use a round-bladed knife to mix to a dough. Add a little more mllk if needed. Knead very lightly on a floured surface until smooth.
  3. Roll out to about 1cm thick and cut into rounds using a 6cm cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet, brush with milk or beaten egg and bake for 10-12 mins. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Serve with masses of jam and cream.


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