English Scones

English Scones

Moist and crispy scones which are easy to make. Enjoy them with jam and clotted cream.

Ingredients: 6 5.5cm scones

Cake flour
200 g
Baking powder
1 teaspoon
Butter or margarine or olive oil
50 g
50 g
50 ml


1. Start pre-heating the oven to 200℃.
2. Sift the flour and the baking powder. If you don't want to do this, just mix them with a fork.
3. Rub and mix the flour and butter together by hand.
4. Add the sugar. If you are adding dried fruits, sesame or chocolate, do so here.
5. Add the milk, mix very quickly and bring the dough together.
6. Roll the dough out to a 2cm thickness and cut out the scones with a cutter. If you don't want to do this, just cut the dough with a knife.
7. Bake them in the pre-heated oven for 10-15 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

My British friend taught me how to make scones. I lessened the ingredient amounts so they were easier to make, and they turned out surprisingly crispy and moist.