Wednesday 10 June 2020

Easy Ginger Beer Date Scones

This is one recipe you’ll want to try, it’s another favourite that I learnt from my time in the CWA at Rowena, can’t remember who it was from, but thanks because it’s bloody delicious 


4 cups S/R flour sifted 2 times
300 mls cream
300 mls ginger beer 
250g pitted dates chopped finely.
Milk for glazing 


1. Preheat oven to 200c
2. Place flour cream dates ginger beer in large mixing bowl 
    and mix roughly with your hands and then turn out onto a 
    floured surface it will be sticky so add another handful of 
    flour to dry the mixture of needed.
3. Kneed gently a couple of times and press into a 3 cm high 
    slab and use a round cutter or glass to cut discs.
4.  Place on flour or lined  tray glaze with a little milk and 
     cook oven for 15-20mins turning on e halfway through.
Best served with lashing of thick butter (my fav) or jam and cream.

This recipe is absolutely a game changer so quick and easy and delicious and will have your guests asking you for the recipe..

Maz xx

Easy Scones

This would have to be the easiest scone recipe have ever made, with fantastic results every time. This lemonade scones recipe by Muriel Halstead, is know far and wide around the ranks of the CWA (Country Women’s Association) and now since a video has been released, and went viral she is know around the world for her famous scones.  So I won’t keep you hanging here’s the recipe.

5 cups S/R Flour
300mls cold cream
300mls lemonade
Milk to glaze.
1. Before you start pre hear oven to 200 c
2. Measure out 5 cups of S/R flour and sift them 3 times
3. Add a pinch of salt to your flour 
4. Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour 300mls of cold cream in and mix with a flat edge knife.
5. Then add 300 mls of lemonade 
6. Keep folding it together until the flour combined.
7. Put on a floured board and knead once or twice and then gently flatten until it’s about 3cm thick.
8 cut into desired shapes you can use a round cutter or a knife and scut isn’t squares the choice is yours.
8. Pop them on a floured or lined tray brush tops with a little milk and top in oven for 15-20 mins turning once halfway through.
9. Serve with your fav toppings, but the traditional and the best is strawberry jam and freshly whipped cream.

I hope you enjoyed this easy scone recipe, and once you’ve made them they will make a regular appearance on your table. Because it doesn’t get any mor easier and delicious than this.