Apple Scones Recipe

Apple Scones Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 12

225 g/8 oz/2 cups wholemeal (wholewheat) flour
20 ml/1.5 tbsp baking powder
A pinch of salt
50g/2 oz butter or margarine

30 ml/2 tbsp grated cooking (tart) apple
1 egg beaten
150 ml milk

Method:

Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Rub in the butter or margarine, then stir in the apple. Gradually mix in enough of the egg and milk to make a soft dough. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to about 5 cm/2 in thick and cut into rounds with a biscuit (cookie) cutter. Place the scones (biscuits) on a greased baking (cookie) sheet and brush with any remaining egg. Bake in a preheated oven at 200C/400F/gas mark 6 for 12 minutes until lightly browned.

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