Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and place oven rack in middle of oven. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Sift the flour
whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
Cut the butter into small pieces and add it to the bowl blend with the flour
Add the milk
Mix it ( from down to top)
Knead the dough
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead the dough gently and form into a 2 cm thick and use biscuit cutter to cut the dough into circles.
Transfer the scones to the baking sheet and brush the tops of the scones with a little milk.
Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean