Quick Scones

Quick Scones


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About this recipe: These scones are prefect for last minute guests. You should eat them while they're as fresh as possible, preferably while still warm so that the butter melts perfectly on them. And with jam, of course!


Serves: 10 

  • 280g plain flour
  • 4 level teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 55g cold butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 3 tablespoons milk

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:14min  ›  Ready in:34min 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  2. Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in the food processor using the pulse setting. Add the butter in pieces and process to a crumble. Add the beaten eggs, cream and milk and run the machine until the dough forms thick clumps.
  3. Briefly and lightly knead the dough and divide into 10 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and press flat. Place a good distance apart on a baking tray (lined with baking parchment or greased). Bake for 12-15 minutes in the preheated oven until golden-brown. Eat whilst warm.

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