Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A great scone for kids and adults!! Taste just like snickerdoodle cookies. Perfect for a luncheon or tea.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Combine sour cream and baking soda in a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt in another bowl.
  5. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  6. Combine egg with sour cream mixture. Add cinnamon.
  7. Gently stir into flour mixture until moisted.
  8. Place on baking sheet and pat into a 3/4 inch thick circle.
  9. Cut into 8 wedge shaped pieces. Move slightly so they are not touching.
  10. Dust with cinnamon-sugar.
  11. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Most Helpful

This turned out to be one big, bad snickerdoodle. Instead of scoring the dough before baking, I placed the entire disk in a preheated 10" cast iron pan, baked it then sliced into 8 pieces. Much easier. Substituted whole milk plain yogurt for sour cream. For the topping, I used raw sugar because the crystals are larger and prettier. Reviewed for the Oma Challenge for Germany/Benelux for the ZWT.

COOKGIRl May 20, 2010

Yummy! I added a powdered sugar glaze right out of the oven and they soaked it up, making them even more moist. Definitely a keeper.

thirddayrocks1 June 01, 2010

My favorite scone ever and I'll be making these again and again. They were delicious with butter and especially with a drizzle of honey. I love that scones are super easy anyway, but the sour cream baking soda mixture made them lighter and just a delight! Made for ZWT 6 by a fellow Looney Spooner! Thanks Charmie!!!

Ma Field May 31, 2010

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