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Blueberry cream scones

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Ingredients

  • 250g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50g sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 85g cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 80ml fresh cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 100g fresh blueberries
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Remember to look for the Red Tractor logo or British flag when shopping for your ingredients. 

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C.
  2. Sieve the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Add the butter and rub it into the dry ingredients with your fingers.
  3. Stir the eggs, cream, vanilla extract, and lemon zest together, and add to the dry ingredients.
  4. Stir until combined, then stir in the blueberries.
  5. Place the dough on a floured counter. Pat it into a 3cm thick rectangle. Use a cookie cutter or cup to cut the dough into circles.
  6. Brush the scones with melted butter, and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. 
  8. Cool completely on a rack and enjoy!


Related categories: Cakes and bakes Fruit Recipes

Last edited: 27 May 2020 at 08:50


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1 comments
Verite Reily Collins - 28/06/2020 18:09:33

I used to be British correspondent for FFE Europe trade mag. that went to Supermarket wholesale buyers. Some time I seem to remember there was something out of Brussels that said, in effect, that if Britain imported produce from another country, and it was packed in UK, it could be labelled 'British'. Was that hit on the head?


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