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Sultana Scones Recipe

Sultana Scones Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 12

225 g/8 oz/2 cups plain (all-purpose) flour
A pinch of salt
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp cream of tartar
50 g/2 oz butter or margarine

25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar
50 g/2 oz sultanas (golden raisins)
7.5 ml/0.5 tsp lemon juice
150 ml milk


Mix together the flour, salt, bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar. Rub in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and sultanas. Mix the lemon juice into the milk and gradually stir into the dry ingredients until you have a soft dough. Knead lightly, then roll out to about 1 cm/0.5 in thick and cut into 5 cm/2 in rounds with a biscuit (cookie) cutter. Place the scones (biscuits) on a greased baking (cookie) sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 230C/450F/gas mark 8 for about 10 minutes until well risen and golden brown.

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