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Cinnamon Crusted Scones

It's nice to be able to make something quick and simple for the family to enjoy over the weekend and this recipe for warm, soft, and delicious cinnamon crusted scones is perfect for the kids to help bake.

Cinnamon Crusted Scones
Cinnamon Crusted Scones Photo: Melissa Klemke/Frills In The Hills

Ingredients

2 cups self raising flour

125g butter

1 egg, separated

300ml buttermilk

3 tb honey

1 tb raw sugar

1 tb brown sugar

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1.5 cups icing sugar, sifted

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tb milk

 

Method

1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees celsius.

2. Rub your butter into the sugar using your fingertips until a breadcrumb consistency develops.

3. In another bowl mix honey, egg yolk and buttermilk. Whisk the wet ingredients with a fork until well combined.

4. Make a well in the center of your dry ingredients, and then mix the dry ingredients into the wet. It will seem like wet sand, but don't worry, it should be crumbly.

5. Put it onto a floured surface and bring together with your hands. Don't overwork it.

6. Place onto lined baking tray and cut  - you can do it in triangles or in an oblong and cut squares or use a cookie cutter. This is quick and easy.

7. Whisk the egg white with a fork until it becomes frothy, just a few minutes at most. With pastry brush, spread the egg white over the scone dough.

8. Make the cinnamon crust by mixing the raw sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon together. Sprinkle it liberally over the scone dough. Time to pop it in the oven for about 10-12 minutes, you should see the sides turning golden.

9. Whilst it's baking put together your glaze by mixing the icing sugar, vanilla extract and milk to form a runny paste. You can add some maple syrup and add a little less milk if you like too.

10. Remove the scones from the oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes, then drizzle the glaze over the top. Wait for 30 minutes until it sets and then re-cut your scones and serve.

Melissa Klemke is a freelance writer and a family food enthusiast. She blogs food, fun and frugality of her family of five at Frills in the Hills.

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