In this recipe you will be shown How to bake scones easily with easy steps.
What are Scones?
According to Wikipedia A scone (/skɒn/ or /skoʊn/) is a baked good, usually made of either wheat or oatmeal with baking powder as a leavening agent, and baked on sheet pans. A scone is often slightly sweetened and occasionally glazed with egg wash. … It differs from teacakes and other types of sweets that are made with yeast. Also know as english Scones due to its origins.
- 3 ¼ cup plain flour
- 1 cup unsalted butter very cold
- 1 cup buttermilk (very cold)
- 2tspn baking powder
- ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1tsp salt
- 3 tspn granulated sugar
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How to bake scones :
Add flour ,salt,sugar,baking powder, bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl combine with a fork
Grate the butter using a kitchen grater inside the dry ingredients mixture, use a fork to combine until you reach bread crumbs like mixture .
Place the bowl in the refrigerator for about 15minutes
Remove from the refrigerator and add very cold buttermilk gradually and at the same time mixing with a fork.
Add about 1 tblspn of flour on your working surface and pour your dough ( that is not fully combined at this point but don’t add any extra buttermilk)
Use your hands to mix the dough, eventually it will combine and form a rectangle
Use a dough cutter and cut the rectangle into half, Place the other half on top of the other, and roll into a 1 cm thick rectangle using a rolling pin
Now take your biscuit cutter, cut into desired shapes.
Brush with milk before baking into a preheated oven of 180degrees for about 20 to 25mins.
Now you know How to bake scones
Enjoy your English Scones.