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What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal Flour
  • 175g/6oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 1 level teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 50g/2oz Butter or Margarine
  • 1 tablespoon Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar (optional)
  • 200ml/7fl oz Buttermilk
  • 50g/2oz Poppy Seeds

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly dust a flat baking sheet or swiss roll tin with some flour.
  2. Put the wholemeal flour and poppy seeds into a large mixing bowl. Sieve the cream flour, salt and bread soda into the bowl. Mix the ingredients together with fingers, raising the hands as you do to introduce as much air as possible.
  3. Next rub in the butter/margarine, then mix in the sugar if used.
  4. At this stage, put the lightly dusted tin into the oven to preheat.
  5. Finally stir in sufficient buttermilk to make a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead for a few seconds. Cut out scones.
  6. Put the scones on the preheated tin. Brush with a little milk or egg to glaze (for a golden finish). Bake for about 15 mins or until risen and golden brown. Cool on a wire tray.

Variations

  • For an alternative flavour, add ½ teaspoon of flaked chilli to the dry ingredients
  • Another alternative would be to add a pinch of mustard and a tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese to the dry ingredients

Recipe Notes:

  • Scones can be served with cheese or thin slices of smoked salmon and wedges of lemon
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Wholemeal Scones

Category

Afternoon Tea

Cook Time

15 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal Flour
  • 175g/6oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 1 level teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 50g/2oz Butter or Margarine
  • 1 tablespoon Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar (optional)
  • 200ml/7fl oz Buttermilk
  • 50g/2oz Poppy Seeds

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly dust a flat baking sheet or swiss roll tin with some flour.
  2. Put the wholemeal flour and poppy seeds into a large mixing bowl. Sieve the cream flour, salt and bread soda into the bowl. Mix the ingredients together with fingers, raising the hands as you do to introduce as much air as possible.
  3. Next rub in the butter/margarine, then mix in the sugar if used.
  4. At this stage, put the lightly dusted tin into the oven to preheat.
  5. Finally stir in sufficient buttermilk to make a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead for a few seconds. Cut out scones.
  6. Put the scones on the preheated tin. Brush with a little milk or egg to glaze (for a golden finish). Bake for about 15 mins or until risen and golden brown. Cool on a wire tray.

Variations

  • For an alternative flavour, add ½ teaspoon of flaked chilli to the dry ingredients
  • Another alternative would be to add a pinch of mustard and a tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese to the dry ingredients

Recipe Notes:

  • Scones can be served with cheese or thin slices of smoked salmon and wedges of lemon
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