d100 Recipes: English Scones and Bubble Tea

Just because you are playing a grown-up game of pretend, doesn’t mean you can’t look classy doing it. For this week’s recipes, we’ll give you everything you need to make an east-west fusion high tea, so you can be classy, international, and most importantly: well fed.

English Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of self raising flour (or 2 cups flour and 2 teaspoons baking powder)
  • 100g/3.5 ounces of butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ⅔ cup of milk

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Baking tin
  • Baking/parchment paper

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/395F.
  • Line a baking tin with baking/parchment paper.
  • Keep the butter cold and cut into small cubes
  • Mix the sugar and flour together and rub the butter into the flour
  • Mix in the milk bit by bit form the dough
  • Roll the dough out flat and cut out the scones with a cookie cutter
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown

Best served with whipped cream and a selection of jams.

Bubble Tea

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of brewed black tea (cooled)
  • 1 cup of black tapioca pearls
  • 4 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of crushed ice
  • 1 cup of milk

Equipment

  • Kettle
  • Stove top/hob

Method

  • Bring water to a rolling boil in a saucepan, and add in the tapioca pearls
  • Boil them for around 20 minutes, or until they are soft, stirring occasionally to avoid them sticking
  • Drain the tapioca and put in a bowl with the brown sugar, and 2 cups of warm water
  • Drain the tapioca, but keep the syrup
  • Divide the pearls and ice between 4 glasses, add in a cup of tea each, a few tablespoons of syrup and then milk to taste

If you like these recipes, have a go at making them, and let us know how it turns out!

If you’ve missed any of the previous recipes, find them HERE.


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