Traditional English Scones

Traditional English Scones

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"These traditional English scones are delicious with strawberry jam!"

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

1200 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
66⅔ g
self raising flour
16⅔ g
unsalted butter
tsp
salt
tsp
baking powder
12 g
sultanas
24⅞ ml
whole milk
11¾ g
caster sugar
egg (mixed)
tsp
vanilla extract

Utensils

rolling pin

  • Step 1/12

    Add the flour, salt, butter, and 1 heaped tsp of baking powder to a big mixing bow and mix everything with your fingers until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
    • 66⅔ g self raising flour
    • 16⅔ g unsalted butter
    • tsp salt
    • tsp baking powder

    Add the flour, salt, butter, and 1 heaped tsp of baking powder to a big mixing bow and mix everything with your fingers until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  • Step 2/12

    Mix the sultanas in.
    • 12 g sultanas

    Mix the sultanas in.

  • Step 3/12

    Mix one egg and divide it into two. About 25g each half.

    Mix one egg and divide it into two. About 25g each half.

  • Step 4/12

    In a jug, mix the milk, 1 half of the egg mixture, caster sugar and the vanilla extract.
    • 24⅞ ml whole milk
    • 11¾ g caster sugar
    • egg (mixed)
    • tsp vanilla extract

    In a jug, mix the milk, 1 half of the egg mixture, caster sugar and the vanilla extract.

  • Step 5/12

    Add **most** of the mixture to the flour, leaving about 50ml to the side to egg wash the scones.

    Add **most** of the mixture to the flour, leaving about 50ml to the side to egg wash the scones.

  • Step 6/12

    Mix em with a spatula or wooden spoon to bind everything. Don’t over work the mixture.

    Mix em with a spatula or wooden spoon to bind everything. Don’t over work the mixture.

  • Step 7/12

    Tip it out onto the table and finish binding it with your hands.

    Tip it out onto the table and finish binding it with your hands.

  • Step 8/12

    Don’t over work it. It should not feel sticky to your hands.

    Don’t over work it. It should not feel sticky to your hands.

  • Step 9/12

    Roll it out to about 1/2 in., or thicker if you prefer.
    • rolling pin

    Roll it out to about 1/2 in., or thicker if you prefer.

  • Step 10/12

    Cut them out with a scone cutter.

    Cut them out with a scone cutter.

  • Step 11/12

    Put them on a tray and egg wash there to off the scones.

    Put them on a tray and egg wash there to off the scones.

  • Step 12/12

    Put them in a pre-heated oven (180 Celsius) for 20 mins.

    Put them in a pre-heated oven (180 Celsius) for 20 mins.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Traditional English Scones

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