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Earl Grey Scones

Ingredients

  • 150g Sultana

  • 150ml Water

  • 25g Earl grey, loose leaf Dilmah

  • 500g Plain Flour

  • 70g Caster Sugar

  • 20g Baking Powder

  • 150g Butter, unsalted

  • 15ml Vanilla Essence, Heilala

  • Pinch of Salt

  • 125ml Buttermilk

  • 2 Whole Eggs, free-range

Method

  • 1.

    In a medium sauce pan, bring the water to the boil.  Once boiled remove from the stove top, add in the loose earl grey leaf tea to infuse for 3-4minutes.  Once infused pass through a fine sieve and pour over the sultana’s, sit aside.

  • 2.

    Place the plain flour, caster sugar, baking powder, butter, vanilla essence and salt into a kitchen aid with a paddle attachment.  On medium speed start mixing until the mixture has turned into a crumble.  Once it has turned into crumbs, add in the eggs and bulla cream gradually on a medium speed and mix for 5minutes once the scones have turned into dough and developed.

  • 3.

    Strain the sultana’s from the liquid and add to the dough just till combined.  Remove from the machine and allow resting on a floured surface bench covered.  Rest for 20-30minutes.

  • 4.

    Once rested roll out to 1.5cm high, dust a baking tray with flour and cut out the scones using a metal cutter, cut out at 5.5cm. Flip the scones over and brush them with the bulla cream making sure they are spread out.

  • 5.

    Bake in the over at 200 C for 12-15minutes they may need a few minutes more.

  • 6.

    Serve with bulla cream and mixed berry jam

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