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British Scones 


Authentic British scones, perfect for afternoon tea, a snack or dessert. 


Serves: 10


Prep time: 15 minutes

Baking time: 10 minutes





350 g self raising flour 

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder 

90g soft margarine or unsalted butter

3 tbsp caster sugar

1/4 tsp nutmeg 

175ml whole milk

1 tsp vanilla extract 

handful sultanas 

extra self raising flour ~ 1/4 cup

1 egg, beaten 

Dessert Recipes


1. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and grease with some butter.

2. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.


3. To a large bowl add the flour, salt and baking powder, then mix together well with your hands 

4. Add in the margarine and mix together with your hands until crumbly 

5. Add in the sugar and nutmeg, then mix together well with a spoon 

6. Pour the milk into a measuring cup, followed by the vanilla extract. Stir well 

7. Create a well in the centre of the dry ingredients then pour in the milk

8. Partially combine together using a spoon, then add in the sultanas

9. Continue to mix using your spoon, until a sticky dough forms

10. Sprinkle in some extra flour, then fold the dough using your hands 

11. Pinch off small pieces of the dough and roll into a ball using your hands 

12. Place onto the greased baking tray 

13. Brush the tops of the scones with a beaten egg

14. Place the scones in the oven and bake for only 10 minutes or until golden brown 

15. Remove from the oven. Serve whilst warm with some jam, clotted cream and tea. 



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