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quick and easy simple scones recipe by larderlove

Quick and easy simple scones

Super easy recipe for simple scones to serve with cream and jam or anything you like really
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course baking
Servings 10


  • 225 g/8oz self raising flour
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 90 g/3oz chilled unsalted butter diced
  • 1 egg
  • 50 ml/2fl oz milk


  • Preheat oven to 200C/400F and line a baking tray with paper
  • Sift flour, salt and sugar into large bowl and gently rub in the butter with fingertips to make breadcrumb like mixture
  • In separate bowl whisk egg with milk
  • Stir in the eggy milk till you get a workable dough and tip out on to floured surface
  • Roll out to 3-4cm (1 ½”) thick and cut into rounds
  • Bake for 12 mins or until golden and cool on wire rack (makes 10)
  • Serve with cream and jam
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