How to Bake the Perfect Scone

by Paul McGovern


  • 1 Egg
  • 500 Grams Self-rising flour
  • 1 ½ Cups Milk
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking powder (heaped)
  • 60 Grams Melted butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Icing sugar
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Add the dry ingredients to a mixing bowl

    Step 2

    Now the milk, egg and melted butter . You can add the raisins also if you want a fruit scone.

    Step 3

    Mix either by hand or mixer in to a dough

    Step 4

    Now place on a floured. Surface and leave for about 20 minutes.

    Step 5

    Gently roll out your dough to about 1.5 inches, Use a pastry cutter or round glass dipped in flour to cut out your scones. place on a baking tray & leave for about 15 minutes.

    Step 6

    Lightly brush the scones with beaten egg or milk and sprinkle with granulated sugar to give a delicious sugary crunch.

    Step 7

    Bake in a preheated oven for about 10 to 15 minutes at 210 C

    Step 8

    Enjoy with cream and jam. Yum! Check out my blog :0)