Scones

Here’s an easy scone recipe that can be adapted endlessly to suit any tastes.

SERVES12
TIME TO MAKE15- 30 mins
MEAL TYPEBrunch
TIME TO MAKE15- 30 mins
MEAL TYPEBrunch

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200°C
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients
  3. If adding sweet or savoury ingredients, add now and mix through the dry ingredients
  4. Gently mix in the oil, yoghurt and milk with the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to knead too much or the dough will become stiff and make tough scones.
  5. Press dough out into rectangle approximately 3cm thick
  6. Cut dough into 12 even pieces and place on a greased baking tray
  7. Bake for approximately 10-15 minutes or until golden brown
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before serving

Tips

  • The sweet and savoury options listed above are just 2 ideas. The options for flavours and ingredient additions are endless. Just be aware that adding very wet ingredients will alter the consistency of the dough so a little more flour may need to be added as well.
  • Swap ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs for 1 Tbsp dried herbs.
  • 1 cup
    wholemeal flour
  • 1 cup
    white flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/3 cup
    oil
  • ½ cup
    plain unsweetened yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup
    milk
  • For sweet scones add: 
  • ½ cup
    raisins or chopped dates
  • 1 tbsp
    orange zest
  • For savoury scones add: 
  • ½ cup
    grated cheese
  • ¼ cup
    chopped herbs or spinach
  • carrot, peeled and finely diced
Per serve
  • Energy
    572kJ
  • Total Fat
    7.0g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    16.9g
  • Sugars
    0.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    1.6+g
  • Protein
    3.2g
  • Sodium
    41mg