Plain Scones

Preparation info
  • 24–30

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

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By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 lb. plain flour
  • ½ teasp. salt
  • 2–3 oz.


Sift flour and salt and lightly rub in the fat; sift in the raising agents and mix well. Add all the milk at once and mix lightly to a spongy dough. Knead very lightly to make the dough smooth and roll out ½-¾ in. thick. Cut out with a 2