29 June, 2022

We’re not using clotted cream for this recipe to make it a bit healthier. But with this yummy strawberry jam, you won’t miss it!

Ingredients

(Makes 25 small wholemeal scones)

200 g white self-raising flour plus some for dusting

200 g wholemeal self-raising flour

1 tablespoon granulated white sugar

½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

100 g cold, cubed salted butter

200 ml cold milk plus a little to brush the tops

 

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200C upper and lower heat/180C fan.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour with the sugar and the bicarbonate of soda.
  • In a food processor or with a hand mixer with a kneading function, add the butter to the flour mixture.
  • Slowly add the milk. The mixture should start to come together.
  • Tip the dough onto a floured surface.
  • Roll out the dough (2-3 cm thick) on a floured work surface and cut out circles with a 4 cm diameter cutter (a champagne glass works too) and place them on a baking tray (where possible, avoid using non-stick cookware) with PFAs-free baking paper. Knead the rest of the dough again and again until all the dough has been used up.
  • Brush the tops with milk.
  • Bake for ~ 15-20 minutes until the scones have puffed and turned golden.

We chose 50% wholemeal flour for the scones because it gives them a higher fibre content. More and more studies are showing that a diet high in fibre is associated with a decreased breast cancer risk.

 

Strawberry jam

Ingredients

(Makes one big jar)

500 g strawberries

3 tablespoons honey

Vanilla extract

Juice of ½ lemon

4 tbsp chia seeds

Instructions

  • For the jam, first, boil the preserving jar in a large pot of water to sterilise the glass.
  • Wash the strawberries, remove the stalk and cut the fruit into quarters.
  • Put the strawberries in a saucepan with some water, the honey, the lemon juice and vanilla extract and bring to the boil, stirring constantly. After about 5 minutes, the mixture should be cooked until soft. If you like, you can also puree the strawberries a little. Taste the jam and check if it is sweet enough for you.
  • Remove the pot from the cooker and wait for it to cool down. Now stir in the chia seeds into the mixture. Leave to swell for about 15 minutes and then pour the jam into the prepared jar. Close tightly, turn upside down and leave to cool.

 

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If the jam is too thin, add more chia seeds and let the jam sit for longer to swell.  Make sure you are using sweet strawberries because the sweeter your strawberries are, the less additional honey you need.

 

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