Bramley and Walnut Scones

Bramley and Walnut Scones

Course: Dessert
Servings

9

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

Ingredients

  • 225g/8oz self raising flour

  • 5ml/1tsp baking powder

  • 50g/2oz butter

  • 225g/8oz Bramley apples, peeled, cored and chopped

  • 4tbsp caster sugar

  • 25g/1oz walnut pieces, chopped

  • 150ml/¼pt plus milk to glaze

  • To serve:

  • Bramble jam

  • Clotted cream

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 220°C/Fan 200°C/425°F/Gas Mark 7.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder together into a bowl. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles crumbs.
  • Stir in the apples, sugar and walnuts; then stir in enough of the milk to mix to a soft dough.
  • Roll out the mixture on a floured surface until it is 5cm/2in thick. Press out 9 rounds using a 6cm/2½ in round fluted cutter. Place well apart on a baking sheet, brush the tops with the remaining milk.
  • Bake for 10-15mins or until golden and risen. Cool on a wire rack. Serve split, spread with butter or topped with jam and clotted cream.
 

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