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Tea Time Scones


Recipe Info

  • Yield : 12
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m

A quick and easy scones recipe to make perfect for afternoon tea or breakfast.


  • 225 grams Self-raising Flour
  • 1 pinch(es) Salt
  • 55 grams Butter
  • 25 grams Caster Sugar
  • 150 mL Milk
  • 1 Egg, Beaten, to glaze


Step 1

Heat the oven to 220°C. Lightly grease a baking sheet.

Step 2

Mix together the flour and salt and rub in the butter.

Step 3

Stir in the sugar and then the milk to get a soft dough.

Step 4

Turn on to a floured work surface and knead very lightly. Pat out to 2cm thick. Use a 5cm cutter to stamp out rounds and place on a baking sheet. Lightly knead together the rest of the dough and stamp out more scones to use it all up

Step 5

Brush the tops of the scones with the beaten egg. Bake for 12-15 minutes until well risen and golden.

Step 6

Cool on a wire rack and serve with butter and good strawberry jam and clotted cream.

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