"The duty of a good Cuisinier is to transmit to the next generation everything he has learned and experienced."~Fernand Point

"A cookbook must have recipes, but it shouldn't be a blueprint. It should be more inspirational; it should be a guide." ~Thomas Keller

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Feather Light Scone

Ingredients for 2

1 egg
2 Tablespoon sugar
30 grams butter
3/4 cup milk
2 cups Self-Raising Flour
pinch of salt

Method:
  1. Beat and egg and sugar together until thick in a small bowl
  2. Sift together flour and salt in large bowl
  3. Melt butter
  4. Make well in flour
  5. Stir in the egg mixture and butter
  6. Add enough milk to make a soft-non-sticky dough
  7. Turn onto a lightly floured board
  8. Knead lightly to make a smooth dough
  9.  Pat out to about 3cm depth
  10. Cut using plain scone cutters
  11.  Place onto papered tray touching each other
  12.  Brush tops with milk
  13.  Bake in hot oven for 1-12 minutes at 270 degrees centigrade
  14.  Allow to cool.
Source: Lily's School Note

    1 comment:

    Denise said...

    Ahhhh, these look lovely! Going to try this recipe as soon as I have some free time for baking. I haven't made scones in a very long time.