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Sunshine Scones

deeply savoury bites of loveliness with tomato puree – vegan


sunshine scones



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sunshine scones

deeply savoury bites of loveliness
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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Total Time: 27 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Freezes Well, Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 24 servings
Cost per portion 1p
Calories: 82kcal
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  • 36 g tomato puree
  • 100 ml veg oil
  • 300 g flour self raising
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder or spices
  • 1 tblsp vinegar
  • enough water to make a soft dough
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • If your oven needs it, heat the oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Mix together the flour and salt and chilli powder or spices.
  • Stir in the oil, tomato puree, vinegar
  • Add enough cold water to make a soft dough. Turn on to a floured work surface and knead very lightly. Scones benefit from as little handling as possible.
  • Pat out to around 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 salt water.
  • Bake for 12 minutes until risen and orangey golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Click here to start a 12 minute timer
  • We made 24 from this batch.
  • Make 3 batches in the month. Serve as a snack with red pepper houmous.


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Nutrition Facts
sunshine scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 82 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 8IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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