Being British I’m ashamed to say this but this is the first time I have ever made scones; that’s not including the scone based pizza that appeared to be standard in my generation of school food tech classes – which let’s face it are the World’s worst pizza bases! Scones are level pegging with a Victoria Sponge for defining British baking. They scream summertime meadow picnics, Wimbledon, Devonshire tea shops and garden parties Georgian stately homes; so it seems quite ironic that the first time I ever make them is when it’s cold, wet and windy outside. Putting the summertime daydream aside, there is no arguing that a good scone tastes great any time of year, and these are friends are good scones!!
- 450g Self Raising Flour
- 175g butter
- 2 pinches of salt
- 1 tbsp custard powder
- 75g golden caster sugar
- 100g mixed dried berries – such as…
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