Having bought a small pot of strawberries for The Boy to sample (his face was one of utter disgust when he put them in his mouth this morning), l fancied making a fruity treat for our Saturday breakfast. I found a lovely little recipe for Strawberry Scones in a book entitled “Bread” by Anne Sheasby. She suggests adding cinnamon, which is inspired. These were so tasty with a smattering of cream cheese and a mug of Yorkshire tea this morning. Even whilst being covered in half masticated strawberry by my beloved offspring.
225g self raising flour
25g caster sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
a pinch of salt
100g fresh strawberries, chopped
125ml milk (plus extra for glazing)
1) Add flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl and mix lightly.
2.) Dice butter and rub into the flour mixture until it resembles breadcrumbs.
3.) Stir in sugar and chopped strawberries.
5.) Pat out the dough until it is about 2cm thick, and cut out 12 rounds (l used a glass!).
Brush the tops of the scones with milk.