Celebrity Recipes

Mike E


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Date Scones


  • 2 cups (250g) self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup (70g) chopped dates
  • 1 small egg, beaten
  • 150ml milk


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into a large bowl.
  3. Rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in the chopped dates.
  5. Combine the egg and milk in a jug. Stir into the flour mixture to make a soft sticky dough.
  6. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead for 30 seconds or until just smooth.
  7. Cut the dough into about 8 squares or rounds, brush tops with a little milk and place on a tray.
  8. Bake about 10-15 minutes or until golden.

Recipe from recipes.com.au