With just three ingredients—self-raising flour, cream, and lemonade (plus a pinch of salt and enough milk to brush the tops)—92-year-old Muriel Halsted makes perfect scones.
2. Measure out five cups of self-raising flour, then sift three times
3. Add a pinch of salt as you sift the flour
4. Fold in 300ml of cold cream
5. Add 300ml of lemonade
6. Keep folding the mixture together until the flour is all mixed in
7. Put onto a floured board, cut into desired sizes and brush with milk
8. Pop them into the oven for ten minutes or until golden brown, turning the tray once during cooking
9. Enjoy with butter, jam, cream, or whatever you like!
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