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Irish Fruit Scone Recipe

Ingredients:-

1lb Self Raising Flour

2oz Caster Sugar

4oz Butter

4oz Dried Fruit of your choice

1 Egg made up to ½ pint with Milk

 

Method:-

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees centigrade

Sift the flour into a bowl and add the sugar

Rub in the butter

Add the fruit

Add sufficient liquid to make a soft dough

Turn onto a floured board and gently knead to remove any cracks

Roll out lightly to 1″ in thickness

Cut into scones with a cutter dipped in flour

Place on a floured baking tray, glaze if desired with beaten egg or milk.

Bake at 200 degrees centigrade for 5 minutes and then 180 degrees centigrade for 20 minutes

Cool on a wire tray

 

Serve:-

Warm or at room temperature, with real butter, jam and a little whipped cream if you wish.