These are quick and easy to make – perfect for an afternoon tea – or anytime to be honest!

Not too sweet and great to have with a bit of butter and jam or even some clotted cream for total indulgence.

Once you get the hang of the basic flour and butter mix, you can eliminate the sugar and substitute the raisins for herbs, ham, or some cheese for a savoury twist.

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Makes

8 scones

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

10 minutes

Good For:

anytime

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup milk

How to make Traditional English Scones

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees F

Step 2

Blend the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt together

Step 3

Add in the butter and using your fingers, rub together until you have a fine crumb

Step 4

Stir in the raisins

Step 5

Add in the milk a little at a time and mix until you have a soft dough – add more milk if needed

Step 6

Gather the dough together with your hands to form a ball

Step 7

Turn onto a floured surface and roll and shape into a 1/2 inch thick rectangle

Step 8

Cut into 8 even pieces and gently shape as desiredĀ 

Step 8

Place on a baking sheet and cook for 10 minutesĀ 

Step 8

Cool on a wire rack

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Traditional English Scones

These are quick and easy to make - perfect for an afternoon tea - or anytime to be honest!
Not too sweet and great to have with a bit of butter and jam or even some clotted cream for total indulgence.
Once you get the hang of the basic flour and butter mix, you can eliminate the sugar and substitute the raisins for herbs, ham, or some cheese for a savoury twist.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, sides, Snack
Cuisine English
Servings 8
Calories 218 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup milk

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees F
  • Blend the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt together
  • Add in the butter and using your fingers, rub together until you have a fine crumb
  • Stir in the raisins
  • Add in the milk a little at a time and mix until you have a soft dough
  • Gather the dough together with your hands to form a ball
  • Turn onto a floured surface and roll and shape into a 1/2 inch thick rectangle
  • Cut into 8 even pieces and gently shape as desired
  • Place on a baking sheet and cook for 10 minutesĀ 
  • Cool on a wire rack

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 218kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 4gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 348mgPotassium: 141mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 214IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 152mgIron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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