Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are absolutely the best for a Saturday afternoon tea-time treat! Serve with a good jam or preserve topped with whipped cream or just plain with a little butter.


  1. Sift dry ingredients together.
  2. Using your fingers, rub soft butter into flour mixture until fine crumb stage is reached.
  3. Break eggs into 250 ml measuring cup and top with milk to make 250 ml.
  4. Mix together.
  5. Work egg mixture into dry ingredients to form a soft but not sticky dough.
  6. If dough is too dry add a tsp of water at a time til the right consistency is produced.
  7. Lightly pat dough into a square and cut into 16 equal parts.
  8. Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 230C for 12- 15 minutes.