- Makes 8 scones
- Preparation time:
- 15 mins
- Cooking time:
- 15-20 mins
These delicious sweet scones are a real treat with a cup of tea and great for sharing.
Pre-heat the oven to 220C/ 428F/ Gas Mark 7. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
Sieve the flour into a large bowl and add the sugar, butter and vanilla essence, rub together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs then add the raspberries and white chocolate pieces
In a jug, beat together the egg and milk. Pour into the bowl and mix using a round bladed knife (a small palette or butter knife will do) until a dough forms, then knead a little with lightly floured hands until smooth. Add a little more milk if necessary if the dough seems dry
Press or roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of about 3-4cm, then using a 5cm round cutter, cut 8 scones
Place these on the baking tray, leaving about 5cm space in between, brush the tops with a little milk then bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until they are golden brown and risen
Leave to cool on a wire rack
Split and serve with cream and jam
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