Saturday, 26 November 2011

Saffron Scones. Low fat = 36 cal per scones.

225 g plain flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
40 g butter
150 ml milk
20 saffron filaments infused in 15ml of hot milk
2 tablespoon boiling water

Pre-heated oven, 220ºC (425ºF).
Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl.
Transfer to a greased baking tray, mix together well then rub in butter.
Mix the saffron infusion into the milk and reserve 30 ml of the fluid, mix the remaining milk and saffron into the flour, to form a soft dough.
On a floured surface, gently pat out the dough to about 1 cm (0.5 inch) thickness.
Make the 27 small scones using cutter D2.5 cm and brush with the remaining saffron milk fluid.
Place in a pre-heated oven, 220ºC (425ºF), for about 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
Remove from the oven and cool on a baking tray.

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