Thursday, September 2, 2010

Lemonade scones - Quick N Easy Recipe, Treats on the cheap,


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.

Until next time, when we can chit-chat again!

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