Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Easy Scones

5 cups self raising flour
300ml cream
1 can lemonade
1/4 cup plain flour

Preheat oven to 210C
Sprinkle a little plain flour on baking tray
Mix flour, cream and lemonade with a spoon then knead gently until smooth (do not overwork or scones will be tough)
Sprinkle a little plain flour on bench and gently pat dough to approx 2cm thick
Sprinkle a little plain flour around edges of a glass and press into dough to make scone shapes or cut into squares
Place on baking tray and cook in oven for 11 mins

Serve with jam and cream or butter

NOTE: You can also add sultanas or dried fruit

Baked Sweet Potato

Wrap sweet potato in foil
Cook in oven at 180C
Check by softly squeezing - when very soft it is ready
Unwrap and scoop flesh out from skin
Serve when cooled slightly