Apple Drop Scones
A healthy and delicious alternative to toast and cereal. The batter looks likepancake batter but its slightly thicker, which helps, hold their shape. Thegrated apple in it is a sneaky way of getting a bit of fruit in them without themnoticing. This is also a great way to get young kids started in the kitchen, as itis so simple to make. They can easily make the batter and as confidencegrows they can cook them as well. You could substitute some of the flour forwholemeal or use a different fruit such as pear. Lovely just with butter on.
120g self-raising flour25g caster sugar1 eggPinch of salt120ml milk1 apple, peeled and gratedDrop of oil to grease pan1) Sift the flour into a bowl, add the sugar and salt and mix.
Make a well in the centre and add the egg then the milk. Whisk untilyou have a smooth batter. Add the grated apple and mix in.
Grease your frying pan and place on a medium heat. Using atablespoon of mixture per scone, drop into the pan, keeping each one
well apart so they don’t stick together. Cook for 2 minutes on each
side. Serve warm.