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Girdle scones

By Andrew Walbran (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.1 rating
  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Makes 12-15 scones
These tasty scones are fried rather than baked. They are quick and easy to make with a food processor.


  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 100 g butter, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 2/3 cup sultanas
  • 1 large egg
  • 3-4 tbsp milk


  • STEP 1
    Process flour, salt and butter in food processor.
  • STEP 2
    Add sugar, mixed spice and sultanas; process again.
  • STEP 3
    Add egg and milk, and process to make a stiff dough. Add more milk if needed.
  • STEP 4
    Roll out (with flour as necessary) to 1 cm. Cut into rounds.
  • STEP 5
    Fry with a little oil or butter, starting on a medium heat down to low, for around 5 minutes per side until golden brown.
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