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Mr Tumnus’ scones with foraged jam

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Mr Tumnus? scones with foraged jam
Mr Tumnus? scones with foraged jam
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This Mr Tumnus’ scones with foraged jam recipe was created by goodtoknow user Monica Bahrenburg as part of HarperCollins' fun Narnia baking competition.. It combines butter with sugar to make a delicious soft spongey scone served with plenty of cream and fresh jam. These scones only take 15 mins to bake and make plenty to share too!

Ingredients

To make the scones:
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 4tsp cold butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cream, plus some extra

To make the jam:

  • 12oz blackberries
  • 1.5oz sugar
  • 1tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/8tsp fresh thyme


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Method

To make the scones:
  • Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F/Gas Mark 7 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper .
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Cut the butter and add to the mixture combining it until it reaches a sand-like texture.
  • Stir the sugar and cream into dough. Knead lightly on floured surface and roll out to 1.5 inch thickness
  • Cut 2 inch rounds and place on baking sheet. Brush tops with extra cream and bake for 10-15 minutes. Once baked leave to cool on wire rack.

To make the jam:

  • Put berries, lemon juice and sugar in bowl. Let it sit for 20 minutes at room temperature.
  • Pour mixture into medium pot and bring to boil on medium heat and add thyme and ginger. Cook until 220°F skimming off foam as you go.
  • Pour into sterlised jars and leave to cool.
  • Serve scones with liberal amount of jam and clotted cream.

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