Ginger and mixed fruit scones

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Serves: 12

By MamaG

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  • 225g self-raising flour

  • 150ml milk

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 30g sugar

  • 1 tsp ginger heaped

  • 55g butter or margarine

  • 60g dried mixed fruit


  1. Mix flour, mixed fruit, sugar, ginger and salt. Rub in butter until breadcrumbs.
  2. Mix in the milk. Form into soft dough with palette knife. Knead lightly on floured board then pat out into a round 2cm thick. Cut into 5cm rounds.
  3. Put on a greased baking tray, brush with milk, 220C/Gas Mark 7 for 10 minutes.

Handy Hint

Savoury scones - add 85g /3oz finely grated hard cheese and 1 tsp dry mustard or 55g /2oz chopped olives, anchovies or whatever you fancy and take out the sugar, dried fruit and ginger.

Additional Information

  • Make Ahead

  • Kids can help

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Vegetarian

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

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  • Bleats 30/07/11 14:44

    Mmmm - really very good and simple - made two batches one for new mum friend and the other just for me.

  • MamaG 25/10/08 17:08

    The savoury scones (anchovy/olive) may sound horrible, but are actually really good.