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- 3 cups cake flour.
- 1/3 cup castor sugar.
- 1 tbsp. baking powder.
- Zest of one lemon.
- ½ tsp salt.
- 9 ounces margarine, cubed.
- ¾ cup whipping cream.
- 1 tsp vanilla essence.
In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients, making sure that everything is mixed nicely.
Using your pastry cutter, cut the margarine into the flour mixture.
If you do not have a pastry cutter, use your fingers to rub it into the flour mixture until it resembles crumbs.
Add the cream and vanilla essence.
Mix until the dough comes together.
Turn out onto a floured surface and roll out into a rectangle.
Fold in half and roll out again and fold in half again.
Roll out once more and using a circle cookie cutter, cut out rounds.
Place on a greased baking tray.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 15 – 20 minutes or until the tops are nice and golden brown.
Serve with whipped cream and homemade strawberry jam.
Prepared, tried, and tested by: Bobby Swanson