Fresh strawberry scones

Fresh strawberry scones

Category: Dessert, Starter/snack | Serves: 4

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 10-12 minutes

Ingredients

115g (4oz) self-raising wholemeal flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

25g (1 oz) sunflower spread

15g (1/2 oz) caster sugar

70g (2 1/2 oz) hulled fresh strawberries, chopped

About 4 tablespoons skimmed milk, plus a little extra for glazing
  1. Preheat oven to 220ºC/fan 200ºC/gas mark 7. Lightly flour a non-stick baking sheet; set aside. Combine flour, baking powder and cinnamon in a bowl; rub in sunflower spread until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  2. Stir in sugar, strawberries and enough milk to form a soft dough. Lightly knead dough on lightly floured surface. Divide into 4 equal portions; shape each one into a roughly 6cm (2 1/2 in) in diameter. Place on baking sheet; brush tops with milk to glaze.
  3. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Serve scones warm or cold, split and spread with a little strawberry jam and topped with fresh strawberry slices.

Nutritional information

Fresh Strawberry Scones