Homemade Tea Scones

    30 min

    A delicious and easy recipe for homemade scones. This is a quick and easy way to make scones you love. To make fruit scones add 50g (2 oz) of mixed fruit to the mixture before adding the beaten egg and water.


    County Tipperary, Ireland
    17 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 225g (8 oz) self-raising flour
    • 50g (2 oz) sugar
    • 110g (4 oz) margarine
    • 2 eggs
    • water

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
    2. Put the flour and sugar into a mixing bowl. Rub in the margarine.
    3. Add the beaten egg with sufficient water to make a nice soft dough.
    4. Put on a floured surface and roll to 1.25cm (1/2 in) thickness. Cut with a knife or pastry cutter, brush over with egg wash or a little milk and put on a floured baking tray.
    5. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 15-20 minutes.


    Have the scones while there nice and fresh. Have them with jam or cream and enjoy.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. I added a pinch of salt and half a teaspoon of baking powder !  -  03 Jan 2011


    everybody loved these scones!  -  03 Jan 2011


    love them !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  -  20 Sep 2010