The warm and spicy scent of clove is incredibly soothing on a gloomy winter's day.
1/2 cup salt
2 cups flour
2 cups of water
2 tbsp cream of tartar
2 tbsp of ground clove
2 tbsp oil
Mix all the ingredients in a heavy-bottomed pot or saucepan.
Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly for about 3-5 minutes. The dough will start to pull away from the sides of the pan and should no longer be sticky to the touch. (If it’s still sticky cook a little longer until it’s not.)
Remove the dough from the pot. Allow to cool slightly and knead.
OPTIONAL Pair dough with whole cloves (they’re great for pincer grasp practise)
These delicious scones are kid-approved. I recently made them as an after-school snack and one of my kids said she would trade her LOL doll for another batch. I need to take her up on that…
My eldest daughter is lactose-intolerant. Initially we avoided all dairy but we’ve recently found that there are a couple of dairy foods that she can handle. Butter is one of them. I’ve tried making scones without butter but the alternatives have never been as good. This recipe swaps out the traditional milk or cream (which are no-gos for her) with coconut milk. They are absolutely delicious and it means my lactose-intolerant kid can happily devour these goodies with her sisters.