This is a very stereotypical British 'Afternoon Tea' type thing, but with an added interesting flavour.
Today I made some scones using a basic recipe, but the inspiration for the flavours wasn't from my dead grandma or a happy pastime, as most interesting bakers use, but simply because I had some oranges in the fridge that I needed to use up, and 1/2 a pot of poppy seeds that have been in the cupboard for about 2 years and I figured needed using up. I was sceptical of the idea at first, but being the adventurous person I am, I tried it. And they actually tasted amazing!!
What You'll Need:
• 400g self raising flour
• 60g butter
• 50g sugar
• 5 tbsp poppy seeds
• zest of 1 orange
• a couple of handfuls of raisins or sultanas
• 1 egg, beaten
• 150-200ml semi skimmed milk
How To Make:
1. Preheat the oven to 200*C or 490*F.
2. Mix together the flour and butter until it has the consistency of fine breadcrumbs. You can use either a mixer or a wooden spoon - n…