Ellen’s Easy Scones

These scones are tasty and easy to make! Us kids love making and eating them! Kids like me can do most of it except for putting in and taking out of the oven.

I learnt this recipe at Source Sligo Cookery School's cookery camp.

I hope you have as much fun as I had!

Ellen - aged 9

AuthorEllenCategoryDifficultyBeginner

Ellen explains how to make these simple and tasty scones, perfect with a little jam and a cup of tea.

Baking Scones Recipe
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins
 225g self-raising flour
 1 tsp. baking powder
 Pinch of salt
 150ml milk
 50g fruits ( sultanas, raisins, etc,)
 50g butter or margarine
 25g caster sugar
 Milk for brushing
 6-7cm scone cutter
1

Put the oven on to 230c

2

Grease two baking trays

3

Sift the flour, salt and baking powder

4

Cut up the butter or margarine and add to flour

5

Add fruit, sugar and milk

6

Use a blunt knife to mix it into soft dough

7

Now use your fingers to make it smooth

8

Sprinkle some flour onto your work surface and put dough on it

9

Roll the dough until 1cm thick

10

Cut the dough into circles with scone cutter

11

Put them on baking paper that are on the trays

12

Brush the tops with milk

13

Bake the scones for 7-10 minutes on the top rack of oven

Ingredients

 225g self-raising flour
 1 tsp. baking powder
 Pinch of salt
 150ml milk
 50g fruits ( sultanas, raisins, etc,)
 50g butter or margarine
 25g caster sugar
 Milk for brushing
 6-7cm scone cutter

Directions

1

Put the oven on to 230c

2

Grease two baking trays

3

Sift the flour, salt and baking powder

4

Cut up the butter or margarine and add to flour

5

Add fruit, sugar and milk

6

Use a blunt knife to mix it into soft dough

7

Now use your fingers to make it smooth

8

Sprinkle some flour onto your work surface and put dough on it

9

Roll the dough until 1cm thick

10

Cut the dough into circles with scone cutter

11

Put them on baking paper that are on the trays

12

Brush the tops with milk

13

Bake the scones for 7-10 minutes on the top rack of oven

Ellen’s Easy Scones

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