No matter how you like to eat yours, there's nothing quite like sitting down with a homemade scone and a hot cup of tea. A scone is the ultimate comfort food that can be eaten al fresco in the summer or enjoyed as you curl up on the sofa over the colder months.
225g Self Raising Flour
25g Caster Sugar
Pinch of Salt
50g sultanas, raisins or cherries
Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl, stir in sugar.
Rub in butter.
Add the sultanas, raisins or cherries
Add sufficient milk to make a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured board and gently knead to remove any cracks.
Roll out lightly to 1" in thickness. Cut into scones with a cutter dipped in flour.
Place on a floured baking sheet/tray, glaze if liked with beaten egg or milk.
Bake in a preheated oven 220°C/425°F/Gas 8 on upper shelf position for 10 mins approx.
Remove from oven and cool on a wire tray.
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