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The Best Scone

This is the best country style sones recipe! Your home immediately becomes a cozy tea room.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 6


  • 250 g flour
  • 15 g baking powder
  • 30 g brown sugar
  • 60 g butter (salted) cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp milk


  • Preheat the oven to 200c.
  • Put dry ingredients to a bowl and rub in butter to resemble breadcrumbs.
  • Stir the egg and milk, combine it with a spatula.
  • It should be still dry and not really a ball.
  • Tip the dough out to the work surface( should not need flour) , fold the dough 2-3 times and pat it into about 3.5cm deep.
  • Use 5cm cutter and make about 6 scones.
  • Place onto a baking sheet with baking paper and bake for about 12 minutes.
  • Serve with clotted cream and your favourite jam.