Summer is here! Why not indulge yourself with a delicious Hampshire cream tea using our scone recipe. Try the savoury scone using a local cheese, split and butter and fill with our famous watercress. The sweet scone can be split and topped with local cream and Hampshire strawberries or raspberries.
(12 scones) (Triangles)
Gas No. 8-9 220°C
Baking time: 10-12 minutes
227g (½ lb) Plain flour
3 level teaspoons Baking powder
½ level teaspoon Salt
57g (2 oz) Fat (butter or margarine)
57g (2 oz) Sugar (omit for cheese scones)
150 ml (¼ pint) Milk
Sweet - Fruit
Add 28g to 57g (1 to 2 oz), chopped dates, or currants or sultanas.
Savoury – Cheese
Add 57g (2oz) grated cheese and a level teaspoon of dry mustard powder to the mixture, brush the tops with milk. Use another 14g
(½ oz) of cheese to sprinkle over the tops.