Wholemeal Treacle Scones Recipe

Wholemeal Treacle Scones Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 12

100 g/4 oz/1 cup wholemeal (wholewheat) flour
100 g/4 oz/1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour
25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp cream of tartar
2.5 ml/0.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
5 ml/1 tsp mixed (apple pie) spice

50 g/2 oz butter or margarine

30 ml/2 tbsp black treacle (molasses)

100 ml milk

Method:

Mix together the dry ingredients, then rub in the butter or margarine. Warm the treacle, then mix it into the ingredients with enough of the milk to make a soft dough. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1 cm/0.5 in thick and cut into rounds with a biscuit (cookie) cutter. Arrange the scones (biscuits) on a greased and floured baking (cookie) sheet and brush with milk. Bake in a preheated oven at 190C/375F/gas mark 5 for 20 minutes.

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