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Can I prepare scones ahead?

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bessie26 Thu 20-Dec-12 08:30:05


I'm hoping to prep as much food as possible up before the big day, so I can spend xmas day drinking gin watching the children open their presents.

I was planning to do slow-cooker soup & cheese scones for tea/dinner - can I make the scones ahead & freeze them? uncooked? any ideas if they would need to defrost slowly, or if I could just bung them in the oven?

I'll have an experiment over the weekend, but just wondered if any of you had tried this before! smile

oddslippers Thu 20-Dec-12 08:35:36

You can make and freeze uncooked, freeze seperated on baking sheet then when frozen they can go in a bag. I just cook them as usual for a bit longer and they are fine

bessie26 Thu 20-Dec-12 08:40:21

Brilliant! Thanks odd

frenchfancy Fri 21-Dec-12 10:14:21

Thanks for this, I'm planning scones for christmas breakfast, will definitely get them made before hand.

bessie26 Sun 30-Dec-12 22:01:30

How did you get on?

I cooked mine from frozen for ages (25min) & they were still a little doughy inside - I ended up cutting them in half & cooking for another 5 mins. Will try defrosting them for a bit first next time!

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