Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Rustic Wholemeal Scones

Scones and Clotted Cream

I am very much of the moment type of person I get an idea in my head and just go with it , sometimes I have to hold myself back and plan more. Do you ever struggle and just want to rush out and do things ? , being Impetious can work. I think baking ,then going out and eat ing what I bake is beneficial to me not only am I learning and expanding on a new skill but I am also combining a love of the photography and the countryside.

Rolling Fields


To make 8 large scones you will need:

  • 175 wholemeal flour
  • 175 plain flour
  • 2oz (50g) butter
  • 4oz (112g) brown sugar ( optional )
  •   optional grated apple or sultanas
  •    2 heaped teaspoons baking powder
  •    200ml of Buttermilk or milk 
  • I free range egg


This is what you'll need to do:

First pre-heat your oven to 200°C 
  1. Grease a baking tray
  2. Melt the butter
  3. Sieve together the flour, sugar (optional )and baking powder into a bowl
  4. Make a space in the centre of the mixture and pour in the melted butter , also at this stage at the egg ( already beaten)
  5. Mix together with a flat palate knife or  your hands if you wish ( just be careful not to touch anything )
  6. Add in the sultanas or apple at the stage if you wish
  7. Add the buttermilk or milk  adding a little at a time, this will make the scone mixture hold together without crumbling (not too much or the mixture will become very sticky)
  8. Either form into a round and shape each scone or just dollop on for a more rustic look.
  9. Place in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown on top ( keep at eye on them )
  10. Enjoy eating yummy warm scones with jam and cream ( Field is optional , this is my field *well I don't own it but I call it mine )

Cream Tea
Make a offering to the weather gods !


  1. These look yummy will be trying these with Baba xx

  2. OMG. Stop it. You're making me hungry woman! Love the look of these - might try them with blueberries though as I'm not a sultana fan. Then cover them in lashings of no added sugar jam and low fat peanut butter..... mmmmmmm

  3. Look delicious, lovely photos as usual Claire

  4. I haven't ever made scones. Something I'm definitely going to do

  5. These look yummy and so nice that you get to enjoy them outside. These have inspired me to organise a picnic. x

  6. There really is nothing more yummy than a scone. Not done wholemeal ones before though, so off to try this, thanks!

  7. I love fresh scones with jam and clotted cream! These look lovely x

  8. The countryside makes a perfect backdrop for an ever so British dish! These scones look delicious! xxx

  9. One of my favourite things in the whole world is a cream tea, but I haven't made scones since I was in school. I will give it a go!

  10. I like scones but I don't think I've ever baked them myself, something to add to me to do list!

  11. they look delicious, and oh it'd be so nice to have some tasty scones in the countryside right now.

  12. oooh yummy rustic scones are always best specially with fresh cream and jam x

  13. OMG, scones, jam and cream and the open air - what dreams are made of! x

  14. I love love love scones! Thank you for sharing your recipe. Scones are such a summery treat :) x

  15. I love scones, I don't think much beats a cream tea. Thanks for the recipe x

  16. Thanks for sharing the recipe, I love scones x

  17. Mmmm they look amazing and look at all of that cream and jam! Lovely setting for it too!

  18. I'm trying to cut out white flour at the mount so this would be a great recipe for me to try - thank you!

  19. I love scones - you can't beat cream tea with scones, jam and clotted cream. Delicious!

  20. I love jam and cream scones - and now I so want one!

  21. mmm I love scones, they are such a part of british summer aren't they! x

  22. I haven't had scones since we went to Cornwall last year. It's about time we treated ourselves again!

  23. I wish I was a weather God... then I could have one of those beauties... yummm

  24. These are a lovely idea for the summer. I enjoy scones with jam in.

  25. Mmm, scones! Feeling the need for an afternoon tea soon!

  26. I love homemade scones with jam and clotted cream :-) x #RecipeoftheWeek


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