Hello everybody, it is John, welcome to my recipe site. Today, I will show you a way to make a distinctive dish, sig's simple fruit scones. One of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This will be really delicious.
If you decide to add fruit to this recipe, it's best to use dehydrated fruit, like raisins or dried cranberries. Fresh fruit, with the exception of berries, usually contains too much water, which will change the consistency of the scones. Mixing in chocolate chunks also adds a sweet twist to this classic. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugars, baking powder, and salt.
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To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few components. You can cook sig's simple fruit scones using 6 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.
The ingredients needed to make Sig's Simple Fruit Scones:
- Get 450 gr self raising flour
- Prepare 120 gr unsalted butter, cold cubed
- Prepare 75 gr castor sugar, or equivalent sugar substitute
- Take 85 gr dried fruit ie (sultanas, cherries, apricots, cranberries)
- Make ready 1 medium egg, beaten thoroughly
- Make ready 200 ml whole milk
Sultanas are the best choice for a scone. I often use a mixture of sultanas and raisins. Make sure your butter is cold when you rub it into the dry ingredients. Homemade scones should be rustic looking, we don't want any perfect sides here with this fruit scone recipe!
Instructions to make Sig's Simple Fruit Scones:
- First set to preheat oven at 200 °C. Oil a baking sheet.
- Sift flour into bowl, rub in the butter with your fingertips, until it looks like breadcrumbs without any lumps of butter.
- Stir in the dried fruit and sugar
- Add the egg, slowly add most of the milk setting a little aside for brushing later, mix all until you have worked a soft dough. Do not overwork the dough. Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured board, roll out about 2 or 3 fingers thick. You can roll them out thinner but they wont rise as much and you can sandwich 2 together with cream and jam.
- Stamp out rounds with cutter, until pastry is used up. Remember though that smaller ones will bake quicker then the normal sized scones.
- Brush the scone tops with milk. Bake for 10 or 15 minutes until they have risen and are golden brown. Scones are served best warm. It really does not matter if you serve with clotted cream spread first or strawberry jam first.
Make sure your butter is cold when you rub it into the dry ingredients. Homemade scones should be rustic looking, we don't want any perfect sides here with this fruit scone recipe! Cut out your scones with a scalloped edge cutter - the bigger the cutter, the bigger the scone! Fruit scones that are perfectly golden on the outside and light and soft in the centre. These delicious scones are made with plump sultanas and enriched with buttermilk.
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