I got this recipe off the Australian Master Chef site which was a previous recipe from masterclass from last year's series. The recipe is originally dates and lemon but I just added sultanas instead of those ingredients. Every Friday I have little helpers that are more than eager to help me measure, pour, mix, knead and help me eat the finished product!
These were so good!!!
All you need is:
3 cups self-raising flour
2 tbs caster sugar
1 cup chopped, dried dates
Finely grated rind 1 lemon
Cream & jam, to serve
My little master chefs hard at work!
1. Preheat oven 200°C fan forced. Line large flat oven tray with baking paper.
2. Whisk 150ml milk, cream and egg together until well combined. Combine flour, sugar, dates and lemon rind in a large bowl. Add milk mixture and stir gently to a soft dough, adding remaining milk if necessary. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently until dough comes together.
3. Press dough out to 2cm-thick. Cut scones from dough and place onto tray flat-side up. Press dough together gently and repeat using the remaining dough. Brush the tops with milk and sprinkle with a little sugar. Bake 12-15 minutes until golden and well risen. Serve hot with jam and cream.
For a video tutorial head to:http://www.masterchef.com.au/date-and-lemon-scones.htm