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Fluffy Mary Berry Fruit Scones (15 mins)

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 10 mins

Total: 15 mins Yields: 14

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Large and fluffy these scones can make Sunday brunch fancier served with clotted cream and jams and then you can enjoy them also at tea time! I love to alternate these Mary Berry Fruit Scones with the Rock Buns recipe also from Mary Berry.


Why try the Fruit Scones by Mary Berry?

Since you stumbled on this page I’m pretty sure you know how much Mary Berry is fond of baking with lots of years of experience creating delicious recipes which are easy to follow. This is another recipe that makes you want to make scones from scratch and have fun with your kids doing an activity that is extremely rewarding.

British also very fond of scones being the perfect snack for morning or afternoon tea. So why all the hassle to buy them when you can taste them fresh in just around 20 minutes if you get the hang of it? Mary Berry’s recipe for fruit scones is tried and tested, meaning that you can be sure that the end result will be a batch of light, fluffy, and tasty scones.

This recipe also uses simple ingredients that are readily available, so you can easily make these scones at home without having to search for specialty ingredients like organic orange peel and so on. This Mary Berry recipe is a great place to start if you’re new to baking. Enjoy!

Mary Berry Fruit Scones Recipe

Ingredients

  • 8 oz flour, self-raising
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 oz butter, softened
  • 1 oz caster sugar
  • 2 oz mixed dried fruit
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1/4 cup milk

How to do Mary Berry Fruit Scones

  • Preheat the oven to 220C.
  • Grease 2 baking trays or cover the trays with baking paper.
  • Sieve the flour and baking flour in a large bowl.
  • Add the butter rubbing it in with your fingertips.
  • Keep on rubbing until the mixture looks like crunchy breadcrumbs
  • Now rub in the sugar together with the dried fruit.
  • Pour the egg and add around 1/4 cup of milk paying attention to fill a little more than half a cup (approximately 3/5 cup)
  • Stir the egg and milk mixture together with the flour mixture and mix into a soft dough
  • Dust the surface with some flour, knead lightly, and roll out leaving the dough thick around 1/2 inch.
  • Using a cutter, cut into 2 inches circles and place them on the baking trays.
  • Bake for around 10-15 minutes or until the Mary Berry fruit scones start getting brownish.
  • Take out the baked scones and put them into a wire rack to cool.
  • Serve with Mary Berry strawberry jam, clotted cream or however you prefer the scones.

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Mary Berry Fruit Scones Recipe

Caroline Sciberras
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Tea
Cuisine British
Servings 14 scones

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz flour self-raising
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 oz butter softened
  • 1 oz caster sugar
  • 2 oz mixed dried fruit
  • 1 egg large
  • ¼ cup milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven at 220C.
  • Grease 2 baking trays or cover the trays with baking paper.
  • Sieve the flour and baking flour in a large bowl.
  • Add the butter rubbing it in with you fingertips.
  • Keep on rubbing until the mixture looks like crunchy breadcrumbs
  • Now rub in the sugar together with the dried fruit.
  • Pour the egg and add around 1/4 cup milk paying attention to fill a little more than half a cup (approximately 3/5 cup)
  • Stir the egg and milk mixture together with the flour mixture and mix into a soft dough
  • Dust the surface with some flour, knead lightly and roll out leaving dough thick around 1/2 inch.
  • Using a cutter, cut into 2 inches circles and place on the baking trays.
  • Bake for around 10 minutes or until the mary berry fruit scones start getting brownish.
  • Take out the baked scones and put them into a wire rack to cool.
  • Serve with Strawberry Jam, whipping cream or however you prefer the scones.
Keyword fruit scones, tea scones

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