Talking about apples I made Apple pinwheel scones yesterday. Inaya had handed me over a bit of paper with the recipe on it that she had from her food technology class at her last school. They turned out yum! I found out (thanks to Inaya!) it pays though to add extra apple, sugar and cinnamon and make the milk at 1 1/2 cupfuls instead of the lesser amounts that the recipe states. Here it is any way. Handy when you have visitors coming. The only take ten minutes in the oven to bake. Nice and quick!
APPLE PINWHEEL SCONES
2 c flour
4 t baking powder
1/4 t of salt
2 T butter or margarine
3/4 cup of milk (suggest use 1 1/2 cupfuls)
1 apple (I'd use two) or 1 c cooked apple slices (use two cups instead)
2 T brown sugar (use 4 instead)
1/2 t cinnamon (try using 1 tsp instead)
- Turn the oven to 230 degree celsius (440 deg F.). Lightly grease an oven tray.
- Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl
- Add the butter or margarine and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Make a 'well' in the centre
- Add the mil and mix with a knife to form a soft dough.
- Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board. Knead lightly. Roll into a rectangle 1/2 cm (roughly 1/5th of an inch thick)
- Grate the apple(s). Mix in a bowl with the brown sugar and the cinnamon.
- Spread the mixture over the dough. Roll the dough from the long end to form a long sausage shape.
- Cut into slices 2 cm thick (roughly about an inch). Place on the oven tray.
- Bake for 10 minutes until well risen and golden brown.