Who doesn’t love a freshly baked scone? These apple and yoghurt scones are particularly light and with the addition of apple and spices, they’re a nice change from the usual ones.
Apple and yoghurt scones
By Valerie Hedgethorne.
You will need
- Baking tray
- 7cm (3in) cutter
- 1 Cox’s eating apple (or similar)
- 175g (6oz) plain flour
- 1 ½ level teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 ½ oz margarine
- 1 ½ oz caster sugar
- 25g (1oz) sultanas
- 100ml (4fl oz) natural yoghurt
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- Grease the baking tray. Heat the oven to Gas 6/200°C/400°F.
- Peel and core the apple and cut it into small pieces.
- Sieve together the flour, raising agents and cinnamon. Rub in the margarine, stir in the sugar and sultanas.
- Mix with the yoghurt to make a soft dough. Add a little more yoghurt if necessary. Knead lightly and roll out on a floured surface to about 2.5cm (1in) depth. Re-roll and cut out more scones.
- Place on the baking tray and bake for approximately 20 minutes or until golden brown.
- When cold, slice in half and serve buttered.
Top tip! Scones are at their best on the day they’re made – enjoy!
Now you’ve made apple and yoghurt scones, why not try our white chocolate scones recipe? You won’t be able to resist!