Quick Chocolate Drop Scones

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Nabiha

Something that can be easily made for unexpected guests or a teatime treat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sieve the flour, baking powder, sugar and cocoa powder into a large bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre of the dry mix and pour in the beaten egg.
  3. Using a wooden spoon, beat the egg, gradually drawing in the flour. Add the milk a little at a time, while continuously mixing, until a smooth batter is achieved.
  4. Add the melted butter.
  5. Melt half the extra butter in a heavy-based frying pan and drop spoonfuls of the batter in the pan.
  6. Cook for 1 minute or so, until bubbles begin to rise to the surface.
  7. Flip over, and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Repeat for the rest of the scones.
  9. Warm the cherry compote in a small pan.
  10. Serve the scones with the warm compote and thick cream.

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