Fruit Scones, 4p per scone, Meal Plan 1


Fruit Scones, 4p per scone, Meal Plan 1


Make them once during the week, and eat them any time you fancy, I made half as large scones, and the other half of the mixture as small ones. Divide up the dough into however many you would like

Fruit Scones

270g self raising flour
50g sugar
100ml vegetable oil
100ml water
120g raisins
40g spread to serve

Mix the flour and sugar.  Stir in the raisins.  Add the oil and water and mix to form a soft dough.

Turn out onto the worktop and pat gently to a square shape about 2cm thick. At this point you can either cut the scones into lots of little ones, or fewer big ones.

We prefer the big ones. I like to cut the dough into 6 by cutting down the middle, then cut each side into 3 pieces, giving me 6 big scones.


If you are making small ones, scoop all the scraps up after cutting out,  squidge it together and cut out more, to use up all the dough

Whichever you do, place your scones on a greased baking tray and bake at 220C/200C fan/gas 7 for 12 minutes for diddy ones and 20 minutes for my huge ones. Brush them with milk and sprinkle sugar on top before baking for a crunchy finish

Too, too moreish warm from the oven


Add to the mix:-

A tsp ginger, fresh, preserved or dried

Or cinnamon, mixed spice or ground cloves

Use any dried fruit you fancy, or how about date and walnut – yum

Or make cheesey ones by leaving out the sugar and raisins and adding 100g grated strong cheese, a heaped tsp grainy mustard and grinding black pepper over the moistened top

Per serving,  6 scones
Calories  412, Protein 5,  Fat  20,  Carbohydrate 54,  Cost  9p per scone

Per serving,  12 scones
Calories  206,  Protein 2,  Fat  10,  Carbohydrate 26,  Cost 4p per scone


Here are the Fruit Scones for the Week One Plan

This is from Meal Plan 1, and also features in Meal Plan 3, Meal Plan 7 and Meal Plan 8. All complete 7 day plans for 2 adults. Contain 3 meals a day, plus snacks , all recipes and a shopping list

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  1. Lesley

    Glad they turned out well. They’re best eaten fresh, so if you’re keeping them for the week, maybe freeze them now and take a couple out each day for the days you are having them.
    And yes, lovely with cream. And jam.

  2. Michelle

    Following meal plan 1 & so I made 12 fruit scones yesterday for the week. I’ve allocated us 1 each per day except Sunday as we’ve got pudding that day
    We’ve just had our first fruit scone & it was so yummy! My fiancé isn’t usually keen on anything with raisins or sultanas but he loved them & said they’d be great with cream might have to get some cream as a treat next time I make them

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