Potato and Bacon Scones
Ingredients4 x 250 ml Cake Flour (500g)
5 ml salt
45 ml baking powder
60 g cold margarine, grated
2 potatoes, peeled, cooked and mashed
8 rashers of bacon, chopped
1 large egg
250 ml milk
- Preheat oven to 180°C and line one large baking tray with baking paper.
- Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together. Rub in the margarine. Add the potatoes, bacon, egg and milk to the flour. Mix together to form dough.
- Roll out gently to 2cm high, on a floured surface. Cut out with a medium-sized cookie cutter. Reroll and press until all dough is used up.
- Place on a greased baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes until well-risen and light brown.
- Makes 12 – 16 scones.