Traditional Treacle Scones

Traditional Treacle Scones


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About this recipe: These scones are best served hot with lashings of butter.


Makes: 12 scones

  • 450g flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 50g butter
  • 250g treacle
  • 250ml milk, or as needed

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

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. Sift the flour, bicarb, cream of tartar and sugar into a bowl. Rub in butter until it is in crumb-sized pieces. Make a well in the centre and pour in the treacle and milk. Stir into a soft dough. Roll out on a floured surface and cut in to rounds with a biscuit cutter. Place on a baking tray.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bottoms are lightly browned.

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Reviews (2)


These were lovely...followed the recipe exactly. Very easy to make.......and eat LOL. - 27 Mar 2013


These were lovely,my kids loved them especially,but next time i might add a bit more sugar just to make them a bit more sweeter!I halved the amount of treacle,as when i have made treacle scones in the past they were too treacley,these were just right though! - 28 Aug 2013

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