Wholemeal Scones Recipe

Wholemeal Scones Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 12

175 g/6 oz wholemeal (wholewheat) flour
50 g/2 oz plain (all-purpose) flour
15 ml/1 tbsp baking powder
A pinch of salt
50 g/2 oz butter or margarine

50 g/2 oz caster (superfine) sugar
150 ml milk

Method:

Mix together the flours, baking powder and salt. Rub in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar. Gradually mix in the milk to make 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 15 minutes until risen and golden brown. Serve warm.

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