Coconut scones

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 16 Item
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Coconut scones
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup coconut cream, warmed
  • 3 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoon icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk, plus extra for brushing


Coconut scones
  • 1
    Combine coconut and coconut cream in a small bowl. Stand 20 minutes or until mixture has thickened slightly.
  • 2
    Combine flour, icing sugar and salt in a large bowl. Add coconut mixture and milk. Using a knife, "cut" coconut mixture and milk through flour mixture to a soft, sticky dough.
  • 3
    Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead briefly until smooth, then shape into a 2cm-thick round.
  • 4
    Using a 5.5cm cutter dipped into flour, cut round from dough. Place scones side by side on prepared tray. Brush tops with extra milk to glaze. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden and well risen. Serve scones with jam and cream.