3 cups self-rising or all purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup cream
1 cup Fizzy Lemonade (lemon flavored soda)
1/3 cup dried fruit (optional)
1/3 cup sugar (optional)
Clotted cream/heavy whipped cream /cream cheese and jam/jelly for serving.
Mix flour, cream, lemonade, (optional) fruit & (optional) sugar. (Mixture will be soft.) Scrape onto a floured surface. Knead lightly and shape, DO NOT ROLL, into a rectangles about 2"/3cm high. Cut in 2"/3cm rectangles or triangles with a scone or cookie cutter.
Brush tops with milk or egg wash. Place on a tray and bake in a hot oven at 450 F/220C for 10 minutes or until tops are golden. Serve!!!
***This can be varied using coca cola/pepsi or other flavored soda. You can also add flavouring to the cream such as instant coffee, citrus zests, etc. ***
Yields 12 scones.
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