How to Bake Scones 🇬🇧 Tea-Time

by Sonia Fares/سونيا فارس /Соня фарис

Very British tea time pastry usually served with jams and clotted cream. But..also great for breakfasts and for brunches. Easy & quick. Ideal for big gatherings .This recipe makes 30-40 scones


  • 500 Grams Flour
  • 100 Grams Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon & other spices
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 75 Milliliters Milk
  • 175 Grams Thick Fresh cream
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 100 Grams Dried fruits
  • 1 Egg yolk for glazing
  • Oven 170C/30 mins
  • This recipe makes 30-40scones
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    The spices are a matter of taste but the cinnamon is highly recommended. Also the nutmeg and a pinch of black pepper would b interesting

    Step 2

    Put all the dry ingredients in a food processor.. Add the butter. Pulse until u get a sandy mix. The add the liquids while the machine is running

    Step 3

    The dough is soft and slightly sticky. Dust your surface gather the dough.

    Step 4

    Put it on a floured surface spread by hand add the dried fruits and 1 Tsp of salt fold in the dough to incorporate them. The light in this picture make the dough looks white😀

    Step 5

    U could add a diced apple. Optional

    Step 6

    Divide into 2. I am putting one part in the freezer. The second will make me around 20 scones

    Step 7

    I used a cutter 4.5 cm. and I got almost 40 scones. Enough for a big tea party or a brunch

    Step 8

    Spread the dough with a rolling pin. 2 cm thickness or so and cut circles.. Either with a cutter or with a cup?? Baste with an egg yolk wash. Bake 30-35 min in a 170C preheated oven

    Step 9

    Serve immediately. They are fantastic hot, warm or cold

    Step 10

    Step 11