Basic Scone Recipe
A basic scone recipe submitted by Valerie Coleman. (makes 10 scones)
You will need the following ingredients:
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 5 tablespoons of butter
- 1 x egg
- 3/4 cup of milk
Heat your oven to 400º F (200º C). Mix together flour, salt & baking powder. Add in the butter until your mixture is crumbly. Whip milk & egg and add to mixture. Stir until a soft dough ball is created.
Knead gently on a lightly floured board, turning a few times. Split dough in half and pat or roll out dough to one half-inch thick circles. Slice into wedges or use a shaped cutter. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake for approx 15 minutes or until golden brown.