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Buttery Original Scones for Teatime

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“These are perfect buttery plain scones. Enjoy with jam and tea. Make sure to use cold ingredients so that you can get the beautiful layers of the scones.”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-6+
1½ cups Cake Flour
1 tbsp Baking Powder
½ cup Unsalted Butter
2 tbsp Granulated Sugar
½ tsp Salt
½ cup milk
Egg

Utensils

  • Dough blender
  • rubber spatula
  • Step 1/15

    Dice cold unsalted butter into small cubes.
    • ½ cup Unsalted Butter

    Dice cold unsalted butter into small cubes.

  • Step 2/15

    Prepare all dry ingredients in another bowl.
    • 1½ cups Cake Flour
    • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
    • 2 tbsp Granulated Sugar
    • ½ tsp Salt

    Prepare all dry ingredients in another bowl.

  • Step 3/15

    Sift the dry ingredients into another bowl and add diced butter.

    Sift the dry ingredients into another bowl and add diced butter.

  • Step 4/15

    Use hand or dough blender to slice through the butter cubes. You should be able to see small butter slices.
    • Dough blender

    Use hand or dough blender to slice through the butter cubes. You should be able to see small butter slices.

  • Step 5/15

    Add cold milk.
    • ½ cup milk

    Add cold milk.

  • Step 6/15

    Mix with a rubber sptula.
    • rubber spatula

    Mix with a rubber sptula.

  • Step 7/15

    Use hand to combine the dough. Do this quickly so butter doesn’t melt.

    Use hand to combine the dough. Do this quickly so butter doesn’t melt.

  • Step 8/15

    Dust the working space and the dough with flour, roll out the dough, divide in half and stack in each other. Repeat this 3 times.

    Dust the working space and the dough with flour, roll out the dough, divide in half and stack in each other. Repeat this 3 times.

  • Step 9/15

    Rest the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes.

    Rest the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  • Step 10/15

    Roll out the dough to 0.6 in. thick.

    Roll out the dough to 0.6 in. thick.

  • Step 11/15

    Use a 2.76 in. cookie cutter to cut out the scones.

    Use a 2.76 in. cookie cutter to cut out the scones.

  • Step 12/15

    Beat one egg to make egg wash and brush on the top.
    • Egg

    Beat one egg to make egg wash and brush on the top.

  • Step 13/15

    Bake at 355F preheated oven for 20 minutes.

    Bake at 355F preheated oven for 20 minutes.

  • Step 14/15

    Enjoy with jam.

    Enjoy with jam.

  • Step 15/15

    or with whipped cream or clotted cream:)

    or with whipped cream or clotted cream:)

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