Scones Recipe


  • 450g self-raising flour
  • 56g butter, cut into cubes
  • 28g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ΒΌ teaspoon of salt
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 egg yolk


  1. In a large bowl, rub together the self-raising flour and butter until you form fine crumbs.
  2. Mix in the sugar, baking powder and salt, and make a well in the middle.
  3. Pour in the milk and gently mix together until just combined.
  4. Tip the dough onto a floured surface and knead for about a minute. Be careful not to over-knead the dough.
  5. Using a round cookie cutter or the rim of a glass, cut circles into the dough that are about 1-2 inches thick.
  6. Place onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper and coat the tops of the scones with the egg yolk.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes.
  8. Serve with clotted cream and jam

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