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My Granny's Scones

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Introduction

This is a lovely simple scone recipe. I must've watched my Granny make these hundreds of times during my childhood. Making these now with my children brings back lovely memories!

This is a lovely simple scone recipe. I must've watched my Granny make these hundreds of times during my childhood. Making these now with my children brings back lovely memories!

Ingredients

Serves: 6-8

Metric Cups
  • 40 grams butter (slightly salted)
  • 225 grams self-raising flour
  • 25 grams caster sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt (a large pinch)
  • 150 millilitres milk
  • 1 ounce butter (slightly salted)
  • 8 ounces self-raising flour
  • 1 ounce superfine sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt (a large pinch)
  • 5¼ fluid ounce milk

Method

My Granny's Scones is a community recipe submitted by Nickki and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix the flour and salt together and rub in the butter. Mix in the sugar, then the milk until the dough is soft. Turn on to a floured board and knead very lightly.
  • Make a round roughly ¾ in / 2cm thick. Using a scone cutter (about 2in / 5 cm) cut into rounds and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Lightly knead together the rest of the dough and continue cutting more scones to use up all the dough.
  • Brush the tops of the scones with a little milk.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes in pre-heated oven (220C/425F) until well risen and golden.
  • Mix the flour and salt together and rub in the butter. Mix in the sugar, then the milk until the dough is soft. Turn on to a floured board and knead very lightly.
  • Make a round roughly ¾ in / 2cm thick. Using a scone cutter (about 2in / 5 cm) cut into rounds and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Lightly knead together the rest of the dough and continue cutting more scones to use up all the dough.
  • Brush the tops of the scones with a little milk.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes in pre-heated oven (220C/425F) until well risen and golden.
  • Additional Information

    I often double the recipe if I am expecting a few friends over.

    I often double the recipe if I am expecting a few friends over.

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