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Scone Pinwheels

  • Makes 12
Scone Pinwheels

There's nothing nicer than a fresh scone - impress the morning coffee crowd with these pinwheels - they look great and taste terrific.


  • 3 cups self rising flour
  • 1/2 teasp salt
  • 2 tblsp caster sugar
  • 50 gms butter
  • about 1-1/2 cups milk

  • 3/4 cups/100gms craisins
  • 1/2 tblsp mixed peel
  • 1-1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tblsp caster sugar
  • 25 gms melted butter

  • 1 tblsp melted butter
  • 1 tblsp caster sugar


  1. Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl, stir in the sugar. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles crumbs, make a well in the centre. Pour in the milk, mix quickly with a knife to make a soft dough.
  2. Knead lightly on a floured board. Roll the dough out to a rectangle approximately 33 x 25 cm. Brush the dough with melted butter. Combine the craisins, mixed peel, ginger and caster sugar. Mix well and sprinkle over the dough, leaving 1 cm edge all the way round.
  3. Roll the dough up from the long edge, cut into 12 even sized pieces. Arrange in a lightly greased 25cm round cake tin. Brush the top with butter, sprinkle with caster sugar.
  4. Bake at 220 degC for 15 minutes or until cooked Serve warm and fresh.

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