Easy Scones

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Basic Scone Recipe

How to make scones - this basic scone recipe uses only 3 ingredients to create easy scones in no time. Serve with jam and whipped cream for a quick morning or afternoon tea.
Course Snack
Cuisine Kiwi Style, Aussie Style, UK
Keyword basic scone recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 serves
Calories 174 kcal
Author Fare Bite Catering

 ★ Ingredients ★ 

  • 3 Cups Self Raising Flour
  • 75 grams Butter
  • Cups Milk
  • ¼ tsp salt Optional
  • extra flour
  • extra milk

 ★ Instructions ★ 

  1. Preheat oven to 220℃
  2. Lightly dust a large baking tray with flour.
  3. Add your 3 cups flour and salt to a bowl.
  4. Chop up cold butter into small pieces, toss them into the flour and rub the pieces into the flour by pressing them between your fingertips. Do this until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  5. Make a well in the centre. Add milk and quickly mix to a soft dough using a knife.
  6. Knead 2 to 3 times.
  7. Push the dough down into a 2.5 cm high square. Use a lightly floured knife to cut into 12 even size pieces, wiping off and flouring the knife between each cut.
  8. Place the scones on the baking tray, nestling them up against one another.
  9. Brush tops with a little more milk, then bake for 12-15 minutes.
  10. The scones are ready when they feel firm when squeezed in the middle.

 ★ Recipe Notes ★ 

Serve with jam and a dollop of Whipped Cream.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 16mg
Sodium 101mg
Total Carbohydrates 25.4g
Dietary Fibre 0.8g
Sugars 1.5g
Protein 4.3g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 4mcg
Calcium 42mg
Iron 1mg
Potassium 52mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.
2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
This nutritional label is a product of the online calculator at www.verywellfit.com

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