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Treacle Scones

Memories of my Nanna and Mum making these on a Sunday morning for a wee treat through the week.
The hint of sweetness from the treacle meets the spice from the cinnamon and melts on your tongue for a touch of nostalgia.
Why not give these a try and let us know how you get on in the comments below. We love to hear your feedback. E x

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Yields8 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 2000 g Self raising flour
 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
 1 tsp (Level) Baking soda
 1 tsp (Level) Cinnamon
 1 tsp (Level) Mixed Spice
 2 pinches Salt
 2 tbsp Buttermilk
 2 tbsp Butter
 1 tbsp Treacle
 1 Egg
 2 tbsp Milk
1

Prep:-
Preheat your oven to 375F/190C.
Gather all your ingredients
Whisk the egg.
Sieve the dry ingredients into a bowl.

2

Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

3

Add the beaten egg, treacle and buttermilk and mix until you have a soft dough

4

Roll out onto a floured surface until the scone dough is approximately 2.5cm/1 inch thick and cut into rounds.
(Don't twist the cutter)
I get 7-8 scones from this quantity of dough.

5

Place on a floured baking sheet, brush the tops with milk and bake for 10-12 minutes.

6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for a minute before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
Slice through, spread with butter and enjoy!

7

Easy swaps:-
Brown sugar for white
Buttermilk for milk
Butter for margarine

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Ingredients

 2000 g Self raising flour
 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
 1 tsp (Level) Baking soda
 1 tsp (Level) Cinnamon
 1 tsp (Level) Mixed Spice
 2 pinches Salt
 2 tbsp Buttermilk
 2 tbsp Butter
 1 tbsp Treacle
 1 Egg
 2 tbsp Milk

Directions

1

Prep:-
Preheat your oven to 375F/190C.
Gather all your ingredients
Whisk the egg.
Sieve the dry ingredients into a bowl.

2

Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

3

Add the beaten egg, treacle and buttermilk and mix until you have a soft dough

4

Roll out onto a floured surface until the scone dough is approximately 2.5cm/1 inch thick and cut into rounds.
(Don't twist the cutter)
I get 7-8 scones from this quantity of dough.

5

Place on a floured baking sheet, brush the tops with milk and bake for 10-12 minutes.

6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for a minute before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
Slice through, spread with butter and enjoy!

7

Easy swaps:-
Brown sugar for white
Buttermilk for milk
Butter for margarine

Treacle Scones

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