Date, brown sugar and lemon scones
( SERVES 12 )
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|2 cups||Self raising flour|
|1 cup||Wholemeal flour|
|½ cup||Brown sugar, (plus 1 extra tbsp)|
|¾ cup||Dates, (roughly chopped)|
|1||Lemon, (grated zest)|
|1 to dust||Icing sugar|
- Preheat oven to 220C. Put the flours, salt and sugar into a large mixing bowl.
- Add the dates, lemon zest and then rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
- Whisk together the egg, milk, lemonade and cream. Gently mix enough of the wet mixture into the dry until it holds together.
- Press gently onto a floured surface. Cut into rounds and place on a greased oven tray. Brush with the remaining egg/milk wash. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.