Ingredients:

  • 8 oz self-raising flour
  • 1 ½ oz margarine
  • 1 oz soft brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon & spice
  • 1 tbsp. treacle
  • 1 small teacup sweet milk
  • Pinch of salt

Method:

  • Sift flour and salt into a basin, rub in the margarine and add sugar and spices.
  • Melt the treacle and mix with the milk, add to dry ingredients and mix to a firm dough.
  • Turn out onto a floured board, knead lightly and roll out to about ¾ inch thickness.
  • Form into a round shape, then cut across into four or eight but do not completely separate the scones.
  • Glaze with beaten egg. Place on a floured or greased tray.
  • Bake in a moderate oven for 12-15 minutes. 400°F in the middle of the oven.