3 5 Method Difficulty rating

Step 1. Ask and adult to preheat the oven to 220C/Gas 7 and lightly
grease a baking sheet.
Step 2. Mix together the flour and
salt and rub in the butter.
Step 3. Stir in the sugar and then
the milk to get a soft dough.
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Step 4. Put the dough on to a
floured work surface and knead very
lightly. Pat out to around 2cm thick.
225g self raising flour
pinch of salt
55g butter
25g caster sugar
150mloz milk
1 free-range egg, beaten
Use a 5cm cutter to stamp out
rounds and place on a baking sheet.
Lightly knead together the rest of
the dough and stamp out more
scones to use it all up.
Step 5. Brush the tops of the scones with the beaten egg. Bake for
12-15 minutes until well risen and golden.
Step 6. Cool on a wire rack and serve with jam and maybe some
clotted cream.