Tips and Hacks
The difference between gelatine and agar is; gelatine needs to be cooled to set up, agar agar doesn't. Agar will set up regardless if it's cooled or not.
Currant Scones
Submitted by Karen M. See all of Karen M.'s recipes. | January 18th, 2022

Ingredients are for 12 Servings.
Scale It
Amount Unit Ingredient
2 cups
1 teaspoon
1/4 teaspoon
4 tablespoons
1/2 cup
5 tablespoons
Additional Info:

Be sure to use really cold butter. This will make your scones rise nicely.


Preheat oven to 400°F / 200°C / Gas Mark 6

- Grease a baking sheet. Set aside.

Sift flour with baking powder and salt.

Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.

Stir in currants and add enough milk to make a soft dough.

Roll out dough on a floured surface to a 1/2-inch thickness.

Cut out 2-inch circles with a biscuit cutter or a drinking glass, and place on the prepared baking sheet.

Bake in a preheated 400°F oven, for 15 minutes or until well-risen and lightly browned.

Serve hot, with butter and jam.

Submitted by Karen M. See all my recipes. | January 18th, 2022

facebook this twitter this

Filed Under:

Tested and True
Grilling Tomatoes? If you sprinkle a little sugar over the tomatoes before grilling them, their flavor will enhance and it will speed up the browning.