Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

You can have a batch of scones on the table in 20 minutes with Jane Hornby's storecupboard recipe, perfect for unexpected guests

Bake for 10 mins until risen and golden on the top. Eat just warm or cold on the day of baking, generously topped with jam and clotted cream. If freezing, freeze once cool. Defrost, then put...

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cooking time: 10 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 350g self-raising flour, plus more for dusting
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder Baking powder bay-king pow-dahBaking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…
  • 85g butter Butter butt-errButter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… , cut into cubes
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 175ml milk Milk mill-kOne of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • squeeze lemon juice (see Know-how below)
  • beaten egg Egg eggThe ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a… , to glaze
  • jam and clotted cream, to serve

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