Easy scones

Easy scones



  • 2 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 2 heaped tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 – 1 & 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 50g butter, melted


Preheat oven to 210C.

Sift flour, baking powder and icing sugar together.

Stir in egg, milk and butter.

Turn out onto a floured board and leave to rest for 20 mins.

Roll to 2cm thickness.

Cut out circles with a glass, dipping it in flour between cuts.

Place scones close together on baking paper covered baking sheet and rest for a further 10 mins.

Bake for 10 mins.


  • These easy scones rise beautifully with no kneading required.
  • Add milk slowly and make sure mixture isn’t too sticky.
  • The resting time enables them to puff up nicely.
  • They tasted delicious served with jam and cream.
  • They are also a great lunch box item.
  • This Easy scone recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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