Golden Cloud Milk Tart Scones
Perfectly fluffy scones served with a luscious milk tart cream and topped with cinnamon sugar.
Time: 45 minutes
Recipe by: Thando Manyoni
500g Golden Cloud Scone Mix
125g melted butter
2 large eggs
¼ cup granulated sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon
Milk tart filling:
1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp cornflour
¼ cup sugar
pinch of salt
1 cup cream, whipped
Preheat the oven to 200C and prepare a baking sheet.
Place the Golden Cloud scone mixture into a large bowl.
In a jug, whisk together the melted butter, eggs and Amasi. Pour the mixture into the flour mixture, using a butter knife, cut the wet mixture into the flour until a dough forms.
Transfer the dough onto a floured surface, bringing the dough together. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough out to 3cm thickness. Cut 6-8 scones with a 6cm round cutter.
Carefully place the scones onto the baking sheet and sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar.
Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
In a saucepan make the milk tart filling; combine half the milk, butter, vanilla essence and cinnamon.
Bring to a gentle simmer. In a bowl whisk egg, add the flour, cornflour, remaining milk, sugar and salt until smooth. Slowly temper the hot milk into the egg mixture.
Add the whole mixture back into the saucepan and whisk until the mixture thickens.
Once thickened, pour the mixture into a bowl and cover with plastic wrap directly touching the mixture and cool in the fridge.
Once the milk tart mixture has cooled. Gradually fold the mixture into the whipped cream.
Break the scones in half, top with the milk tart cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar and serve with a hot cup of rooibos tea.
Chefs Tip: With this super easy mix, anyone can bake up the perfect scones without worrying about it flopping.