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by in Oct 2000
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)
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Yield: Makes 1 dozen.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins


Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter. Beat together egg and milk, and stir into other ingredients, reserving a teaspoonful to brush over scones. Fold in dried fruit. Knead a few times on a lightly floured surface until smooth. Pat or roll to about a 3/4-inch thickness and cut into 12 triangles. Place onto a cookie sheet and brush with milk/egg mixture. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

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One Response to Scones

  1. Anonymous April 23, 2008 at 9:05 am #

    Great tasting and easy to make. This recipe uses regular milk. Most scones recipes take either cream or half and half, which I usually don’t have on hand.

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