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  • How do you make scones in the oven?

  • Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead briefly until smooth, then shape into a 2cm-thick round. Using a 5.5cm cutter dipped into flour, cut round from dough. Place scones side by side on prepared tray. Brush tops with extra milk to glaze. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden and well risen. Serve scones with jam and cream.

  • How do you cut a Scone in half?

  • Scatter a little flour over a work surface and shape the dough with your hands or a rolling pin so that it is 2.5cm/1鈥?thick. Use a floured 5cm/2鈥?wide smooth cutter to cut out 8 scones. You may need to reform some of the dough to cut out the last few scones.

  • What is the best way to eat a scone?

  • 鈼?Scones are wonderful eaten while still just warm from the oven. My God-mother produces great scones that she bakes in large batches, stores in her freezer and warms just before serving. 鈼?Finally, the Leith鈥檚 Techniques Bible says you should only cut downwards when shaping the dough mix.

  • How long does it take to make scones with jam?

  • Using a 5.5cm cutter dipped into flour, cut round from dough. Place scones side by side on prepared tray. Brush tops with extra milk to glaze. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden and well risen. Serve scones with jam and cream.