Scones can be sweet, savory, filled with clotted cream and jam, or just plain! This
breakfast dish is a staple in every Englishman’s diet and is enjoyed at breakfast or
even at afternoon tea. Many people would tell you how a proper scone would taste
like, but it all depends on the person’s taste – although, a proper scone should be
hard on the outside, and crumbly on the inside, which makes it perfect to enjoy
Sweet scones are usually enjoyed by the British, but most Scots like their scones
on the savory side which are served with fresh dill and cheese.
You can have scones any way you like, but make sure that you have it with coffee or tea!
Serving Size: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
•2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
•1 Tbsp. baking powder
•½ tsp salt
•½ cup very cold, cubed butter
•½ cup granulated sugar
•2/3 cup whole milk
1.Preheat your oven to 425F. Grease, flour, and line a baking sheet with a
2.In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the baking powder, flour, and salt.
“cut in” the butter using a pastry blender, or rub the flour and butter to-
gether with your hands until the consistency is like sand.
3.Add the in the sugar and toss to mix. Make a well in the center of the mix-
ture and add in the milk. Stir with a wooden spoon until you have a work-
able dough. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and then gently knead
until a ball forms.
4.Flatten into a 1 ½ inch thick circle and cut into 6-8 wedges. Place on your
prepared baking tray and bake in the oven for about 12 minutes or until
the tops are golden brown.