kitchen, bathroom & laundry blog
November 23, 2018

How to cook the perfect scone thanks to NEFF

The best accompaniment to a cup of tea is a fluffy scone with jam and cream. Using this recipe below provided by Neff, treat yourself as well as your next guests to the perfect scone.

SCONES

Oven setting: Top/bottom heating
Makes: 10 pieces
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15-25 minutes
Level of difficulty: Mid

INGEDIENTS

MIXTURE

  • 450 g flour
  • 15 g baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 110 g butter
  • 20 g sugar
  • 250 ml milk

FOR BRUSHING

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp milk

IN ADDITION

Butter for greasing the baking tray

METHOD

  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the salt. Add small flakes of butter and rub together with the flour mixture until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add the sugar and milk. Stir in with a spoon and then knead carefully.
  • Grease the baking tray and preheat the oven on Top/bottom heating, 210 °C.
  • On a lightly flour covered work surface, roll out the pastry to a thickness of approx. 2 cm. Cut out circles 6 cm in diameter and place on the baking tray.
  • Whisk the egg yolk and milk together and brush the top of the pastry with the mixture. Bake on for 15-25 minutes.

Note
The scones stay light and fluffy if you only knead the dough for a short time.

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