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mile high scones

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Clare Butler
Phoenix, AZ

I received this recipe from a friend in London. The result is light, flaky, mile high scones, every time!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For mile high scones

  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 6 Tbsp
    cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 dash
    lemon juice
  • 1
    beaten egg
  • sugar for sprinkling

How To Make mile high scones

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place baking sheet in oven to preheat as well.
  • 2
    Warm milk in the microwave for 30 seconds. Add vanilla and lemon juice to milk. Set aside. In a separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients with a whisk. Add butter to dry mixture and use your hands to quickly incorporate the butter until the mixture beings to crumble. Make a well in the center of the dry and add the wet, mixing just until combined.
  • 3
    Gather dough together and on a floured surface fold the dough over itself 4 times, leaving it at 2 inches in height. Cut into scones using a sharp knife or round cutter. Brush beaten egg on and sprinkle sugar on top.
  • 4
    Carefully place scones on hot baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Eat or freeze immediately. Serve with jam and homemade clotted cream!!!