Wholemeal Scones

Equipment: Large oven tray (scones). Saucepan and sterilized jam jar (compote)

Temperature: 220°C, Fan 200°C, 425°F, Gas 7

Makes: 8 scones

Free from Egg, Soya, Nuts. Vegetarian, Organic, Wholemeal

What You’ll Need:

  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Fine Plain Wholemeal Flour
  • 4 tsp Freee Baking Powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 50g butter
  • 150ml milk
  • flour for dusting

Rhubarb Jam Compote:

  • 200g rhubarb
  • 150g sugar
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp orange juice 

What To Do:


  • Dust a large baking tray with a little flour and pre-heat the oven.
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the sugar and blend together well.
  • Add the butter to the bowl and using a fork, blend everything together until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in the milk then use your hands to bring together a soft mass of dough.
  • Lightly dust the worktop with flour, place the dough in the middle and flatten it to 3cm/1กฑ with your hands.
  • Press a round pastry cutter or upturned coffee cup into the dough to cut out circles.
  • Lift the dough circles onto the prepared baking tray.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown

Rhubarb Jam Compote

  • Wash, dry and slice the rhubarb into 3xm/1กฑ lengths.
  • Put the rhubarb, sugar, orange zest and juice into a saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Boil, stirring occasionally for 20-25 minutes until the jam compote starts to thicken.
  • Pour the jam compote into a warm sterilized jar.

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