Currant Scones

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By Anne Willan

Published 1989

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Scones may be baked in the oven or on a griddle. They are best served still warm, split to spread with butter, or cream and jam.


  • 2 cups/250 g flour
  • 2 tsp sugar


  1. Heat the oven to 425°F/220°C and grease and flour a baking sheet. Sift the flour into a bowl with the sugar, baking soda and salt. With your fingers or two knives, work in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the currants and make a well