Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Apple and Cinnamon Scones

These soft and light scones can be made easily, with all the goodness of wholemeal and apple.
Wholemeal flour-110g
Plain flour-110g
Eating apples peeled,cored and grated-225 g
Butter-50 g
Brown Sugar-50 g
Egg-1 beaten lightly or 1 tbsp of milk
Ground cinnamon-2 tsp
Baking powder-2 tsp
Bicarbonate of soda-1/4 tsp
2 tbsp golden granulated sugar for sprinkling on top
Preheat the oven to 220 degree celsius.Combine flour,baking powder,bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon in a large bowl.Add the butter and grated apple and mix with tour hands until you get a soft dough.
Turn the dough on a floured work surface and with floury hands press it out until it is 2.5 cm thick.Use floured 5 cm round cutter and cut out the scones out and place them on a baking sheet with baking parchment paper.
Brush the top of the scones with egg or milk, sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden and well risen.Transfer at once to a wire cooling rack to cool.Serve with butter,cream and jam.
To make really soft and airy scones is to handle the dough very lightly for a minimum of time.

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