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A wide flat scone in a pan cut into quarters

Singing hinny

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The singing hinny received its name from the high pitched singing noise made when its cooked on a griddle. Absolutely delicious served warm with butter.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:4
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 120g 4¼ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
  • Salt
  • ½tsp .5tsp Baking powder
  • 25g 1 oz Butter (salted) at room temperature
  • 25g 1 oz Lard
  • 30g 1⅛ oz Currants
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Milk (whole)
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Lemon juice
  • Butter (salted) to serve
  • Honey to serve

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl and rub in the butter and lard to make fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the currants.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 120g 4¼ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
    • Salt
    • ½tsp .5tsp Baking powder
    • 25 25 Butter (salted) to serve
    • 25g 1 oz Lard
    • 30g 1⅛ oz Currants
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Mix together the milk and lemon juice and pour gradually into the dry ingredients, stirring first with a butter knife and the with your hands, to make a soft but not sticky dough.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 3tbsp 3tbsp Milk (whole)
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Lemon juice
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Roll into one 18cm wide circle and cut into quarters to make it easier to handle.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Heat a heavy bottomed frying pan to medium hot and cook the singing hinnys for a couple of minutes each side, until golden brown and firm.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Serve immediately spread with butter and honey if you wish.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Butter (salted) to serve
    • Honey to serve