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Wholemeal Date Scones.
Try these tasty scones.

Recipe in text version

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Preparation time: 10 minutes,
Baking time: 15 minutes

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INGREDIENTS:
3 cups whole meal flour (standard plain flour is also good),
6 teaspoons Edmonds baking powder,
1/4 teaspoon salt,
1 cup dates,
75g butter,
1 & 1/2 cups of milk.

METHOD:

Preheat your oven to 220o Celsius.
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We need a cup full of chopped dates.
Just cut them lengthwise into quarters.

Rarely you may find a date pip when chopping the dates.
Ensure date pips are removed as they can break teeth.

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This is our measure (cup) of chopped dates.
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Now in a big mixing bowl,
Add 3 cups of flour,
6 teaspoons of baking powder,
1/4 teaspoon of salt and,
75 grams of butter.
keep the grease-proof paper off the butter we will use this soon.
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Use either your hands in the bowl or use one of these cutters and rub the butter into the flour mix.

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Rub the butter through until it looks like fine breadcrumbs.
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Add your quartered dates and gently stir into the mix.
To mix use a bread and butter knife.
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Measure out 1 & 1/2 cups of milk.
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Using the grease-proof paper that came off your butter.
Lightly grease your baking tray and sprinkle with a light dusting of flour,
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Now make a crater in the middle of the mix.
Gradually, while mixing in-between pours, add your milk.
We add the milk gradually but mix it all together quickly until we have a soft dough.
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If the mix is a little dry add a little more milk…
Not too much!
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Lightly dust your work area with flour and put the mix on top,
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Knead the mix a couple of times, do not overwork the dough,
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Now using your fingers flatten the dough, not to thin,
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Use an upside down glass and cut out your scones,
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Cut out as many as you can and then work what’s left-over into a bunch, flatten and cut out the last one or two scones from the leftover mix,
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As you cut them out put them onto your baking tray,
Keep them quite close together, they will grow a little and join if they are close enough to each other on the tray,
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Pop them into your preheated oven (220o Celsius),
They bake quickly so keep a close eye on them,
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While baking, to check if the scones are ready: Press down gently top of them or give them a little squeeze. When they are firm they are ready!
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Now put them onto an airing rack.
We do not have an airing rack so we improvise by placing 4 cups upside down. Then place one of the ovens internal racks on top of the cups. This allows for air to get to the bottom and cool them nicely.
Cover with a clean tea towel. This will Keep the scones nice and soft.

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Easy and delicious!

We like butter or butter and jam on ours, how do you like yours?
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