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Fruit Scones

Bruno's Fruit Scones are irresistable with Afternoon Tea, or simply bake and enjoy warm with clotted cream and strawberry jam. You can't beat a classic!

Servings:

2 persons

Equipment:

Rolling pin
5cm cutter
Pastry brush
Baking tray
Baking parchment

Ingredients:

440g plain flour
30g baking powder
80g caster sugar
Pinch of salt
80g unsalted butter, diced
40g sultanas
150ml double cream
150ml milk

For the egg wash:
1 egg
1 egg yolk
Good pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Using just your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour until it is no longer visible
  2. Add the sultanas.
  3. Mix the milk and cream together, and add to the flour mixture. Mix well.
  4. Once it starts to come together, turn out onto a lightly floured work surface and knead gently just until it forms a smooth, soft dough.
  5. Wrap in cling film and leave for an hour
  6. Preheat the oven to 200°c.
  7. Roll the dough out onto a lightly floured surface to 2.5cm / 1 inch thick and cut into rounds with a 5cm cutter
  8. Place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment.
  9. For the egg wash, beat all ingredients together and pass through a fine sieve. Brush the tops of the scones with the egg wash and bake for 10 minutes until golden brown.

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