Quick Bake Scones

10 people
00h 15
00h 10

These quick bake scones are so easy to make and are a delicious homemade treat. Perfect paired with a morning coffee or an afternoon tea at home.

Ingredients and Method

Ingredients

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g butter
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • Milk

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C / fan 200°C / gas mark 7. Grease and line a baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Mix the flour and baking powder in a S18 Mixing Bowl, add the butter and rub the mixture until you have a fine bread crumb like texture. Add in the sugar and mix well.
  3. Whisk the egg and milk in a measuring jug until it measures at 125ml. Pour in most of the mixture into your mixing bowl, reserving a bit for later.
  4. Combine until you have a nice soft dough then turn it out onto a floured surface. Knead the dough lightly and roll out till it is about ½ inch thick.
  5. Cut out the dough using a cutter of your choice, ideally around 6cm in diameter, reforming any trimmings that you have.
  6. Spread the scones onto a baking sheet and brush the tops with the leftover milk and egg mixture. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Leave to cool and serve with clotted cream and jam.

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