- 5ml - baking powder
- 2,5ml - salt
- 60ml - butter
- - 1 egg
- 2 - ripe avocados
- - crispy fried bacon
- - milk, for brushing
- - salt
- 500ml - self-raising flour
- 160ml - amasi
- 15ml - lemon juice
- 2 - spring onions, chopped
Preheat the oven to220°C.
Lightly sprinkle flour on a baking sheet.
1 Sift the self-raising flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl.
Add the butter and rub between your fingertips until the mixture looks like coarse breadcrumbs.
Make a well in the middle of the mixture.
2 Beat the egg and amasi together and pour into the well in the flour mixture.
Mix with a fork until a dough forms. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface.
Lightly shape into a ball without kneading the dough.
3 Roll the dough out until about 2cm thick. Using cookie cutters or a glass, press out circles (or any shape of your liking) in the dough and arrange on the prepared baking sheet.
4 Lightly brush the scones with milk and bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown and done.
Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.
5 AVO SMASH
Mash the avocado and mix in the lemon juice and spring onions. Season with salt.
6 TO SERVE
Slice the scones and spoon avocado on top of each half.
Top with crispy bacon and a poached egg and serve.