Apple Scones

Ingredients

  • 225g self-raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • pinch of Salt
  • 50g Margarine
  • 50g Granulated Sugar
  • 1 medium-sized Cooking Apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 150ml of Milk
Glaze
  • some Milk
  • 25g Demerara Sugar

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 2000C mark 6.
  2. Lightly grease a baking tray. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar. Stir the apple into the mixture. Mix together, using a fork, with sufficient milk to give a soft, but not sticky, dough.
  4. Knead lightly on a floured surface then roll out to a circle, about 20cm in diameter. Place on a lightly greased baking tray and mark into eight wedges. Brush the top with milk and sprinkle with demerara sugar.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until well risen, golden and firm to the touch. Place on a cooling rack.

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