Olive drop scones

Serves 4

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These make delicious little snacks on their own or can be used as the basis for a light bite, by topping them off with a soft goats' cheese or ricotta. Even plonking on a spoonful of guacamole would work nicely. You can make them as small or large as you wish.

150g gluten- and wheat-free self-raising flour
2 eggs, beaten
150-200ml milk
20 or so stoned black, or black and green olives, chopped

Put the flour into a mixing bowl, mix in the eggs and enough of the milk to form a smooth, thick batter, then stir in the olives.

Heat a griddle pan or non-stick frying pan and rub it with a little vegetable oil.

Drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the pan and let them cook for 3 minutes, until bubbles rise, then turn them over and cook for another 2-3 minutes; remove.

Put them on to some kitchen paper while you are cooking the rest of the batch.