Friday, 11 January 2013

Recipe for Victoria scones

recipe for Victoria scones
A traditional English recipe and perfect for a beginner cook, or if you are like me baking with children.


Recipe for Victoria scones

Makes 4 large scones.

Ingredients


225g self raising flour
pinch salt
50g margarine
50g caster sugar
1 egg beaten and made up to 150ml with milk
8 glace cherries cut in half

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200c . gas mark 6.
  2. Mix flour and salt and rub in the margarine.
  3. Stir in the sugar and mix to a soft dough with the egg and milk mix. You wont need it all, save some for brushing on the tops
  4. Knead lightly and divided into four
  5. Shape into rounds about 1cm thick and put onto your baking tray
  6. Cut a cross in the top and brush with the egg and milk mix
  7. Push half a glace cherry into each section and bake for 10-15 until golden brown.

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