simple to make, a cross between a scone and a cookie these are delicious treats
golden caster sugar
dried fruit e.g. cranberries
sultans, currants, dried blueberries, raisins or mixed peel
demerara sugar or golden granulated
Preheat the oven to 190℃ /170℃ fan/gas mark 5. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
Sieve the flour, baking powder and spice into a mixing bowl.
Add the butter and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Stir in the sugar and dried fruit. then make a well in the centre
Beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of the milk and add to the bowl. and mix to form a fairly stiff mixture adding the extra tablespoon of milk if required,
Drop spoonfuls of the mixture onto the baking sheet. sprinkle with demerara or granulated sugar.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until pale golden. allow to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe by recipesmadeeasy.co.uk