English Tea Scones

quick and you'll love it

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Step 1:

  • Heat the oven to 450F/230C/Gas 8Grease and flour a baking sheet. Place the butter, flour, baking powder and salt into a roomy baking bowl. Rub the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Make a well in the center and stir in enough milk to make a soft dough. Turn the mixture on to a floured board and knead lightly, roll out to 2/cm / 3/4 inch thick. Cut 12 rounds with a 5cm/2 inch cutter or cut into triangles with a sharp knife. Place on the baking tray and brush with the beaten egg and milk mixture. Bake near the top of the hot oven for 8 – 10 minutes until golden brown and well risen. Cool on a wire rack before eating.You can also sprinkle cream and jam over it