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Monday, January 27, 2014

Marie's Delicious Irish Scones

Delicious Irish Scones


 225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour Pinch Salt

25g/1oz Caster Sugar (optional)

25g/1oz Margarine

 150ml/¼ pint Milk (approx)

 For glaze Beaten egg or milk


 1. Preheat oven to 210°C/425°F/Gas 7.

 2. Lightly dust a flat baking tray with flour.

3. Sieve flour and salt into a bowl, stir in sugar, if used.

4. Rub in margarine.

 5. Add sufficient milk to make soft dough.

 6. Turn onto a floured board and knead to remove any cracks.

7. Roll out lightly to 1”/3cm in thickness. Cut into scones with a cutter dipped in flour.

 8. Place on the preheated baking tray, glaze if liked.

 9. Bake in oven for 10 -15 mins. approx. or until risen and golden brown.

 10. Cool on a wire tray


 To Make Fruit Scones: 50g/2oz of sultanas, cherries or raisins may be added to the dry ingredients before adding the liquid. To make wholemeal (brown) scones: Use 125g/4oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal and 125g/4oz Odlums Self Raising Flour following the same method as above.

 Above quantities may be doubled if you wish

Enjoy from Brian & Marie @ Rathcroghan Cafe

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