Royal Tea Room Scones

Recipe by Whisper
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • With pastry blender or fingertips, rub in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in raisins (optional).
  • Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture.
  • In a small bowl, use a fork to beat eggs and milk until blended; pour into well.
  • Use fork to mix with quick, light strokes to make a soft, slightly sticky dough.
  • Press dough into ball and knead gently on floured surface 10 times.
  • Pat dough into 3/4 inch thick circle.
  • Cut out, using 1 1/2 inch floured round cutter.
  • Place rounds on greased baking sheet.
  • Brush tops of scones lightly with glaze, and bake in 425 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve with strawberry preserves, clotted cream and tea.
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