Mile High Scones

Clare Butler


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

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10 Min
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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(es)
lemon juice
beaten egg
sugar for sprinkling

How to Make Mile High Scones


  • 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place baking sheet in oven to preheat as well.
  • 2Warm 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.
  • 3Gather 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.
  • 4Carefully place scones on hot baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Eat or freeze immediately. Serve with jam and homemade clotted cream!!!

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Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #butter, #scones, #milk, #flour

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