I’ve been feeling a little under the weather this week so when I got up this morning feeling a bit better and rather peckish, I fancied a bit of a fry-up for breakfast. We picked up some Clonakilty rashers, sausages and white pudding at the Ploughing Championships during the week, the only problem was no bread in the house. I debated for a while whether or not to get the kids up and pop to the shops for a sliced pan, then decided against it as that would take far too much effort (we’re very lazy on a Saturday…) so I switched on the laptop and searched for a quick bread recipe instead.
I stumbled across these Griddle Scones on the Be-Ro website, so easy to make – less than 20 minutes to make from start to finish and taste lovely. I’m not quite sure if the sugar is strictly necessary but it does add a nice sweetness to it. They’re lovely served with butter, we ate them without and they were just as nice…
What you need:
225g Self raising flour
25g Unsalted butter/margarine
25g Caster sugar
1 egg – beaten and added to milk to make 150ml
Mix the flour and salt together in a bowl, then rub in the butter/marg.
Stir in the sugar and egg mixture until it forms a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface and knead lightly.
Divide into three pieces. Roll each piece to approx 5mm circles and cut into quarters.
Bake on a greased griddle or frying pan over a moderate heat for approx 2 minutes each side.