Sadie's simple scones

    25 min

    A quick and easy scone recipe. This is the perfect plain scone to serve for breakfast, afternoon tea or a snack.


    Oxfordshire, England, UK
    30 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 375g plain flour
    • 115g caster sugar
    • 5 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 170g butter
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 240ml milk

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
    2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter. Mix the egg and milk in a small bowl, and stir into flour mixture until moistened.
    3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead briefly. Roll dough out into a 1cm thick round. Cut into 8 wedges, and place on the prepared baking sheet.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

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    These scones are delicious!!! So easy to make, the recipe is very straight forward and nothing to change. We enjoyed them with English clotted cream and Victoria Plum jam. Tea please!!!  -  08 Feb 2015