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Walnut and apple scones

3 Reviews

About the bake

Try these fruity nutty scones with a crunchy demerara topping. They are so quick to make for anytime and are truly delicious served with fresh cream and homemade jam.

30Total Time
15Prep Time
15Bake Time
6Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 220˚C (200°C, 424F, gas mark 7).

  2. Step 2:

    Sift the flour into a large bowl and rub in the butter, using the fingertips.

  3. Step 3:

    Stir in the sugar, walnuts and apple.

  4. Step 4:

    Pour in the milk and using a knife mix it until it comes together to form a dough.

  5. Step 5:

    Turn out on to a floured work surface and knead very briefly just to bring it all together.

  6. Step 6:

    Roll to a thickness of about 2 cm then, using a round cutter, cut out the scones.  Re-roll the dough and cut again, until you have used it all.

  7. Step 7:

    Place the scones onto a baking sheet and sprinkle with demerara sugar.  Bake for 12-15 minutes.

Ingredients

    • 225g Self-raising white flour
    • 40g Butter (unsalted) (cold)
    • 1.5 tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 25g Walnuts (chopped)
    • 1 Apple(s) (eating, peeled, cored and diced)
    • 150ml Milk (whole) (plus a little extra for brushing)
    • 2 tbsp Unrefined demerara sugar

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