Total Time
55mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 20 mins

This fried scone from Northumberland is given its name because it 'sings' and sizzles in the pan. In the North of England, 'Hinny' is a term of endearment used especially to children. Essentially this is one of your granny's 'about-a-handful' recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together into a bowl, then rub in the butter and the lard until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Stir in the sugar and fruit and mix to a stiff dough with the milk.
  3. Roll into a ball, then turn out on to a lightly floured surface and flatten into a round cake about ½ inch thick.
  4. Lightly grease and heat a frying pan or griddle and place the hinny on it.
  5. Prick the top lightly with a fork and cook for 15-20 minutes, turning once, until golden brown on both sides.
  6. Serve hot, cut into wedges and spread with butter.