Scones, delicious traditional English muffins that are easy to make at home

These delicious British scones bagels essential as an accompaniment to teaare prepared with basic ingredients that we all have at home and since the dough does not need any kind of rest, we can prepare them in no time and have a afternoon tea at home.

We can take the scones as we like. The most common and traditional is to take them with a cup of tea stuffed with clotted cream and jam. The clotted cream It is a very creamy cream with a texture between butter and cream. As we are surely not going to find this ingredient easily, we can replace it with whipped cream or butter.

English scones on the plateMarina Corma

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 30 minutes
    • cooking time: 15 minutes
    • total time: 45 minutes
    • rations: 24 units
    • Category: cake shop
    • type of cuisine: english
    • Calories per serving (kcal):113

Scone ingredients

    • 300 g of whole milk
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • 400 g of wheat flour
    • 20 g chemical yeast (Royal type)
    • 20g white sugar
    • 30g diced cold butter

English scone ingredientsMarina Corma

how to make scones

We mix 300 grams of whole milk with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. We let the milk “cut” to have our buttermilk home.

Mix the milk and lemon for the English sconesMarina Corma

We put 400 grams of wheat flour in a bowl and add 20 grams of chemical yeast. We mix.

Add the yeast from the English sconesMarina Corma

Add 20 grams of white sugar, mix and reserve.

Add the sugar from the English sconesMarina Corma

We add 30 grams of cold butter cut into cubes and integrate it into the mixture with our hands.

Add the butter from the English sconesMarina Corma

When the butter has been incorporated, the mixture will look like breadcrumbs.

Integrated butter of English sconesMarina Corma

Add the mixture of milk and lemon that we had previously prepared.

Add the milk from the English sconesMarina Corma

Mix everything well with the help of a silicone spatula.

We mix the ingredients of the English sconesMarina Corma

Lightly flour the work surface and roll out the dough to a thickness of about 2 cm.

Roll out the dough for English sconesMarina Corma

Cut the dough with a cutter about 4 cm in diameter and place the portions of dough on a tray covered with parchment paper. With the amounts of this recipe, we will get about 24 scones.

Cut the dough for English sconesMarina Corma

Preheat the oven to 220 ºC with heat up and down. Paint the surface of the scones with a little milk and bake them for 15 minutes or until we see that they are golden.

We paint English scones with milkMarina Corma

Remove them from the oven and let them cool down a bit.

We chill English sconesMarina Corma

We serve the English scones warm or cold with the filling that we like the most.

english scones with jamMarina Corma

Easy preparation summary

    1. Mix the milk with the lemon juice and let stand
    1. Add the yeast to the flour
    1. Add the white sugar
    1. Mix the cold butter with your hands
    1. The mixture will look like bread crumbs.
    1. We add the milk
    1. Mix everything with a silicone spatula.
    1. We stretch the dough
    1. Cut the dough into portions and put them on a tray with parchment paper.
    1. Preheat the oven to 220 ºC with heat above and below, paint the surface with a little milk and bake for 15 minutes.
    1. Remove from the oven and let cool
    1. We serve the scones warm or cold