Cooking & Baking

Birthday Scones

For the 90th birthday of HRH Queen Elizabeth II – hurrah!!!

I like to eat my scones chunky, airy and with raisins for extra sweetness. By adding yoghurt the scones will get airy and not so dry. I hope you’ll enjoy these, they are super easy and fast to make.

Birthday Scones

Print Recipe
Serves: 8 Cooking Time: less than 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 400 gr flour
  • 25 gr caster sugar
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 50g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 250 ml low-fat yogurt
  • 200 gr raisins
  • 1 egg

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 200 C.

2

Mix with a wooden spoon in a large mixing bowl the flour, sugar, bicarbonate and salt until all is well mixed.

3

Soften the butter in the microwave or in a pan on the fire.

4

Add the butter, yoghurt and raisins to the rest of the dough.

5

Mix well with a wooden spoon until it becomes firmer.

6

Powder a surface with flour and knead the dough until it is smooth.

7

Make it about 3 cm flat and use a scone cutter or glass approx 7.5 cm wide and 2.5 cm high.

8

Now cut the scones from the dough and place them on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

9

Beat the egg and brush it over the scones.

10

Place in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Notes

Serve with clothed cream, fresh strawberries and strawberry jam.

You Might Also Like