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english scones

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Jo G
Mountain Home, AR

This is a great recipe for English scones. All my family love this - especially my husband. This is a very easy recipe and the results are delicious.

★★★★★ 1
serves approx 16
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For english scones

  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 5 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 1
  • 1 c
    milk (approx)
  • 1 c

How To Make english scones

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400f. Lightly grease baking sheet.
  • 2
    In a large bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter. Rub until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add raisins.
  • 3
    Make a well in the center of the mixture. Add the egg and 1/4 cup of the milk. Mix in egg and milk by knocking sides of the dry mixture into the center. Continue doing this until all ingredients are combined, adding milk a little at a time as required.
  • 4
    Turn out dough onto a floured surface and knead briefly. Roll dough to 1/2 inch thick and cut with a biscuit cutter. Collect off-cuts, knead, roll out and cut again. Repeat this process until all the dough has been used.
  • 5
    Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with decorating sugar if desired.
  • 6
    Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown and well risen. Allow to cool on a wire rack. Serve as is, or split and spread with butter or jam and whipped cream.