Rich Fruit Scones

Great Britain

Preparation info
  • Makes

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

These delightful rich fruit scones are perfect with a cuppa for afternoon tea or for a lunch box treat. The recipe is based on my mum’s recipe which she must have made thousands of times over the years. Serve warm with a goodly smear of butter and maybe a dollop of jam and cream for extra indulgence.


  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch


  1. Preheat oven to 230°C/450°F/Gas mark 8.
  2. Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl and add the sugar and butter. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the mixed dried fruit and the