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Sourdough Scones


165 grams of all purpose (plain) flour (5 scones)

3/4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

45 grams of cold butter

100 grams of sourdough

15 grams of sugar

1 egg

45 grams of sultanas (or more if you prefer so)

4 drops of vanilla (optional)

1 gram of dry active yeast




1.  Sift all the dry ingredients together

2.  Using your fingertips, rub the butter into the four mixture until it resembles breadcrumbs

3.  Add the sourdough and all but 1 table spoon of beaten egg (add some milk if dough is too dry but it should not be necessary)

4.  Mix together and turn dough out onto a lightly floured board

5.  Knead only long enough to form a smooth dough

6.  Press out dough to about 2 cm deep

7.  Use a scone cutter or similar to cut out 4 scones. Gather the trimmings and roll together and put into scone cutter to form last scone

8.  Put scones onto a tray lined with lightly greased baking sheet

9.  Let scones rest for about 1 hour

10. Brush scones with beaten egg before putting in oven

11. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes at 200 C until golden

12.  Remove and cool on a wire rack


Tags: Scones CakeNpastry

Added by: Hubert Raymakers

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