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Brown Scones With Seeds


  • 225 g wholemeal flour

  • 225 g Plain White Flour

  • 25 g sesame seeds

  • 25 g pumpkin seeds

  • 25 g Golden Linseeds or hemp seeds

  • 25 g Butter

  • 1 Egg whisked

  • 400 ml Buttermilk

  • 1 tablespoon baking soda


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 220c.

  • 2.

    In a big bowl mix together the brown and white flour, the seeds, salt and the sieved bread soda.

  • 3.

    Rub in the butter.

  • 4.

    Whisk the egg with the buttermilk and pour most of the liquid into the bowl.

  • 5.

    Using one hand with your fingers open and stiff, mix in a full circle bringing the flour and liquid together, adding more liquid if necessary.

  • 6.

    The dough should be quite soft,but not too sticky.

  • 7.

    Turn it out onto a floured surface and do not knead it but gently bring it into one.

  • 8.

    Flatten it slightly to about 4cm (1 ½ inch) high.

  • 9.

    Cut the dough into square scones, if you like you could brush any liquid left over,over the top and sprinkle with some extra seeds.

  • 10.

    Put the scones onto a baking tray and pop into the hot oven and cook for 15-25 mins (depending on the size).

  • 11.

    Have a look at them after 10 mins; if they are deep golden brown, then turn down the heat down to 200’c for the remainder of the time.

  • 12.

    When cooked they should sound hollow when tapped.

  • 13.

    Cool on a wire rack.

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That should be a teaspoon of breadsoda NOT a tablespoon.