Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Measure flour, sugar, b. powder, soda, and salt into large bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  3. Add apple and milk. Stir to form soft dough.
  4. Turn out onto lightly floured board; knead gently 8 to 10 times. Pat into two 6-inch circles. Place on greased baking sheet.
  5. Brush tops with milk; sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Score each top into six pie-shaped wedges.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned and risen. Serve with warm butter and marmalade.
  7. Optional: Add 1/2 cup currants to batter.
Most Helpful

I loved this recipe, though I did add a full cup of apples and added in some cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves for flavor. Also I put some frosting on it with spices for my little sister and she just loves it though it's quite as good alone.

Nightheart November 07, 2012

These were pretty yummy - I doubled the apple (used a heaping cup instead of half), added a teaspoon of cinnamon, and used half and half with whole wheat flour. With double of the apple I still didn't find the apple flavour strong enough so I might put some more next time. As well, I found cutting them into 6 wedges made really small scones so I might just do quarters next time - but the scones were moist and yummy when they were warm! definitely a keeper.

shannonj June 21, 2010

These are great! I've made them quite a few times now and they have been yummy. I double the apple, add some cinnamon and often use half whole wheat flour. Usually I divide them into small individual scones so I can freeze them and just thaw out one or two when I want a snack. I have also made them with chocolate chips instead of apple but that sort of defeats the healthy part... :)

Farahamal January 14, 2010