Devon Scones

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Cooking Instructions

1

Lightly butter a large baking tray. Preheat your oven to 220c (425F, gas 7)

2

Sift the flour and baking powder in a bowl. Rub in the butter with the fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. stir in the sugar.

3

Break the egg into a measring jug and make up to 150ml with milk. Beat lighlty to mix. Add to the bowl and mix to a soft dough.

4

Lightly knead the dough until smooth. Roll out until 1cm thick, cut into rounds with the pastry cutter, and put on the baking tray. Brush with milk.

5

put them into the oven for about 10 minutes until well risen and golden. cool on a wire rack. serve on the day of making if possible, with butter and jam.

6

CHEESE SCONES: Omit the sugar, and add 125g grated mature cheddar cheese and 1/2 tsp mustard powder to the dry ingredients before mixing inthe egg and milk. Roll out the dough into a 15cm round and cut it into wedges. Brush with milk, sprinkle with finely grated cheese and bake as directed.