Drop Scones Recipe

Drop Scones Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 8-10

115 g

5 ml

5 ml

25 g

1

150 ml

Plain flour

Bicarbonate of soda

Cream of tartar

Butter, diced

Egg, beaten

Milk

Method :
  • Lightly grease a griddle or heavy-based frying pan, then preheat it.
  • Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar together, then rub in the butter until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  • Make a well in the centre, then stir in the egg and sufficient milk to give the consistency of double cream.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the mixture, spaced slightly apart, on to the griddle or frying pan.
  • Cook over a steady heat for 2-3 minutes, until bubbles rise to the surface and burst.
  • Turn the scones over and cook for a further 2-3 minutes, until golden underneath.
  • Serve warm with butter and honey.

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