Double Black – Date And Orange Scone

Double Black in Albert Town has already clocked up a prodigious strike rate of photogenic cakes, lush slices and quality baking just a year after opening its doors. Having a daycare in the same building and a lot of construction in the area means a steady stream of hungry early-bird customers able to trial their offerings.  Good coffee served fast, friendly staff and breakfast goodies like the polenta cakes topped with egg, bacon and hollandaise have kept the pace up. The date and orange item generously shared by Jill and the team in the kitchen runs out pretty quickly…

Great Scone Trail double black scone

Date and Orange scones – Double Black in Albert Town. Definitely on the Great Scone Trail


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Double Black Date and Orange Scone
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  1. Make butter milk
  2. Pre heat oven to 180. Line an oven tray with baking paper
  3. Sift all dry ingredients
  4. Rub butter into dry ingredients with fingers until crumble like texture.
  5. Add dates and orange zest to dry mix
  6. Beat the eggs into butter milk mix
  7. Add to dry ingredients and mix well with hands
  8. Bake at 180 for 20 minutes
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