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Gourmet Scones with Double Cream

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8 serves
1 hour 15 minutes

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Treat yourself to afternoon tea with these gourmet scones doused in our delicious Double Cream.

*Requires 30 minute refrigeration

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Ingredients

375g self raising flour
60g caster sugar
90g butter
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
180ml cold full cream milk
Topping
Double Cream
Jam

Preparation

1 Line a tray with non-stick baking paper.
2 Sift flour and baking powder, mix in salt and sugar.
3 Chop cold butter into small pieces, and add to the dry ingredients. Mix by quickly pinching between your fingers to form a crumb texture.
4 Whisk egg with cold milk and add to the butter and flour mixture. Carefully combine together making sure not to over work the dough.
5 Dust your bench top or baking paper with flour, bring the dough together and roll it out, fold one side over the other, turn and fold again.
6 Dip a 6 cm cookie cutter in flour and stamp out 4 or 5 rounds. Gather spare dough, form another circle and cut out as many rounds as you can with this leftover dough.
7 Place scones on the baking sheet next to each other and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
8 Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Brush scones with milk and bake in the oven for 15 minutes until golden. Serve warm with a generous dollop of our fresh Double Cream and jam.

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