Plain Scones

Plain Scones


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About this recipe: This is another scone recipe which I quite like.

Makes: 10 

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 2 teasponns baking powder
  • 50g margarine or butter, cubed
  • 100ml milk
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 egg

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

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7. Lightly grease a baking tray.
  2. Place flour, baking powder and sugar into a bowl. Add cubed butter and rub in until resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Break eggs into a measuring jug, add milk up to 150ml and whisk together. Add most of it to flour mixture, reserve a little to brush over tops later. Mix to a soft dough.
  4. Place on a floured surface and roll out to 2cm thickness. Cut with a 5cm round cutter, or cut into squares with a knife. Place on baking tray brush with eggwash (reserved fluid).
  5. Bake for about 10 mins until risen and a light golden brown.


I use a clean tuna tin as a cutter.

Serving suggestion

Serve with jam and whipped cream or cream cheese.

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Reviews (1)


just tried this recipe and will use it again had no buttermilk so used a big squirt of lemon juice brill had to fight the wife off no cream just butter and jam LOVELY - 09 Apr 2016

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