Thursday, 21 August 2014

DIY: Victoria Scones │The Perks Of Meg.


225g (8 oz) - Be-Ro Self Raising Flour
Pinch - Salt
50g (2 oz) - Margarine
50g (2 oz) - Caster Sugar
1 medium - egg, beaten with milk to make 150ml liquid
8 - glacé cherries


1. Preheat oven to 200ºC, 400ºF, Gas Mark 6.
2. Grease a baking tray.
3. Mix the flour and salt.
4. Rub in the margarine.
5. Stir in the sugar and mix to a soft dough with the egg and milk. (Reserving a little to brush the tops)
6. Knead lightly on a floured board and divide into 4.
7. Roll each piece to a round just over 1 cm (1/2 inch) in thickness.
8. Place on the baking tray.
9. Cut across the top to mark each into 4.
10. Brush with egg and milk and place half a cherry (or a full one if you wish on each quarter)
11. Bake for 10-15 minutes. 
12. After 10-15 minutes take out the oven and allow to cool, then enjoy.

All my ingredients. 
 Ready to knead.

 I used cutters so that they'd be equal. 

On the baking tray ready to go in the oven. 

In the oven. 

On a cooling rack to cool. 

Enjoy with a bit of butter and even some jam! 

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