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Raisin Scones

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raisin scones

fruity little scones
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine English
Servings 24 servings
Calories 72.5 kcal

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • mixing bowl
  • mixing spoon
  • cookie cutters

Ingredients
  

  • 120 g raisins
  • 20 ml veg oil
  • 200 g flour self raising
  • 50 g sugar
  • 80 g lard
  • 70 g oat instant oats

Instructions
 

  • Soak the raisins in some left over tea to soak up and get plump.
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Mix together the flour, sugar and cereal and rub in the lard.
  • Stir in the raisins and then the oil and tea from soaking the raisins, to get a soft dough.
  • Turn on to a floured work surface and knead very lightly.
  • Pat out to a round 2cm thick.
  • Use a 1.5in cutter to stamp out rounds and place on the baking sheet.
  • Lightly knead together the rest of the dough and stamp out more scones to use it all up.
  • Brush the tops of the scones with a little water.
  • Heat the oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7
  • Bake for 12 minutes until well risen and golden. Cool on a wire rack
  • Click here to start a 12 minute timer
  • Makes 24 little scones, make 4 batches in the month.

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