Recipes

Basic scone

This is a great basic recipe for school canteens and early learning services - add vegetables and fruit as desired.

Basic scone

Method

  1. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Make a well in the centre and add the oil and milk.
  3. Mix to form a soft dough.
  4. Knead gently and roll up to form a tube.
  5. Cut into evenly sized pieces.
  6. Bake at 200°C in pre-heated oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

$0.14 per serve as at Nov 2016

Variations

Savoury Scone

Replace milk with water, add grated edam cheese. Replace half the edam cheese with parmesan cheese to give the scone a stronger flavour.

Include vegetables in recipe, e.g. chopped onion, grated carrot, chopped parsley. Pepper or dry mustard will give more flavour.

Fruit Scone

Add egg and sugar to recipe at Step 2.

Add dried fruit to recipe, e.g. chopped dates, raisins, dried cranberries or prunes.

Note

Children can choke on food at any age but the risk is higher in children under 5 years. Refer to the Ministry of Health Guidelines to find out more. Search ‘food and choking' at health.govt.nz

Basic scone

To serve

To serve: 10

You need

  • 1 cup plain white flour
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp margarine or vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup milk
  • For Savoury Scones
  • ¾ cup edam cheese, grated
  • 1 cup vegetables,chopped
  • For Fruit Scones
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup dried fruit

Method

  1. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Make a well in the centre and add the oil and milk.
  3. Mix to form a soft dough.
  4. Knead gently and roll up to form a tube.
  5. Cut into evenly sized pieces.
  6. Bake at 200°C in pre-heated oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

$0.14 per serve as at Nov 2016

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