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Wholemeal Scones Recipe of the week, issue 3

WHOLEMEAL SCONES by Danuta Kandzia  


3 ½ cups of wholemeal spelt flour 

1 ½ tsp bicarbonate soda 

2 handful of raisins 

150g of unsalted butter 

1 cup of buttermilk 

2 tbls of cane sugar or just sugar 


Preheat oven to 200°C or fan assisted 190°. Put parchment paper on the tray or just grease the tray.  

  1. In the bowl mix flour, soda and sugar 
  2. Cut cold butter into small pieces and mix with above so it looks like crumbs. Work it with your fingers.
  3. Add raisin. 
  4. Make a hole in the middle of your mixture, pour buttermilk and gently mixed together. Make sure it doesn't stick. 
  5. Transfer onto flat surface sprinkled with flour and flatten to about 2.5cm/1inch height.
  6. Use cup or scone cutter to form your scones
  7. Bake for 20-23 min. Check if baked in the middle using skewer or match. 
  8. Serve with whipped cream and jam or just what's available!
  9. Enjoy!!!

Why not try a virtual coffee morning? Grab a cuppa and a slice of cake and use Skype, Teams or WhatsApp to video call friends and catch up? 


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