Many thanks to all who attended the Macmillan Coffee morning yesterday. In total, we raised £140, which is a fantastic achievement. Many thanks for all who contributed!

On the Macmillan website there are some great recipes for things that go well with tea or coffee! Here’s one of the recipes for you to try out at home:
Basic Scone Recipes
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: Enough to serve 9

The key to a light scone is a light touch. To rub in, lift the mixture to get some air into it, and as soon as it is of the right consistency, stop. This basic scone mix is versatile and easy – one bowl, no cutters or rolling, just bake and share!

50 grams Butter unsalted
200 grams Self Raising Flour
1 tbsp Golden Caster Sugar
Salt pinch
125 ml Milk

How to Prepare
1. Preheat the oven to 220ºC, 200ºC fan, Gas Mark 6.
2. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
3. Rub the butter into the flour, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
4. Stir in the sugar and salt.
5. Make a well in the centre of the mix and stir in the milk. Stir until the mixture is even and the dough comes together.
6. Turn out onto a floured surface and shape into a rough square about 3-4 cm thick.
7. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
8. Brush all over with milk and score into nine rough squares.
9. Bake for 15 minutes until golden and cooked through.
10.Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm or cold.