Recipe: Apple & Blackberry Scones
You really can't beat homemade scones! These are so much better than the ones in the shops and they are dead easy to make. Apple and blackberry is a winning combination too... it'll be a struggle to even let them cool down without tucking in.
- 50 g butter
- 250 g plain flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 30 g castor sugar
- 50 g sultanas
- 150 ml milk
- 1 egg
- 2 eating apples
- 1 dollop(s) clotted cream
- 1 dollop(s) blackberry jam to serve
Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Prep Apple And Sultanas
Peel, core and cut the apples into small dice. soak the sultanas in the milk.
Rub Flour And Butter
Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt into a big bowl. rub the butter into the flour to resemble breadcrumbs.
Add Remaining Ingredients
Stir in the sugar, chopped apples and scoop out the sultanas adding those as well.
Make a well in the centre of the mix and pour in the milk, mixing until you have soft dough.
Mix And Create Dough
Bring it all together until smooth and roll out on a floured surface to 3cm thick.
Cut Scones Ready To Bake
Cut scones out with a cutter (about 5cm across) and lay on floured baking tray.
Eggwash And Bake
Brush with beaten egg and bake for 16-18 minutes until they sound hollow when tapped on the bottom.
Cool Down Then Serve
Cool on a wire rack and serve with cream and jam.
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