Preparation
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Place the flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl and mix together. Cut the butter into cubes and rub into the flour mixture with your fingers until the mixture resembled breadcrumbs.

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Stir in the milk.

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Tip the mixture onto a floured surface and knead quickly to form a smooth dough. Add some flour or milk as needed until the dough is smooth and not sticky.

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Form the dough into a ball. Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan, gas 6).

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Flatten the dough with your hand until about 2cm thick and stamp out 5cm circles with a cutter. Place on a greased baking tray.

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Gather up the dough trimmings, flatten again and cut out more circles.

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Cut the remaining scones.

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Place all scones on the tray and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Serve with clotted cream and jam.