Delicious scones that are easy to make.


  • 500 g (1lb 2oz) plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 2 tblsp sugar
  • 110 g (4oz) butter, cubed
  • 160 g (6oz) sultanas
  • 300 ml milk
  • 1 egg, beaten to glaze
  • 3 tblsp sugar mixed with 1/2 tsp cinnamon for sprinkling on top


  • Preheat the oven to 200C. Dust a heavy baking tray with flour.
  • Sieve the flour, mixed spice and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar.
  • Rub in the butter using your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sultanas.
  • Make a well in the middle. Pour in the milk and mix with your hands to form a soft dough.
  • Wash your hands and tip the scone dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Flatten the dough to about 1". Use a scone cutter or knife to divide the dough into 12 scones.
  • Gently place the scones onto the floured tray and brush with the beaten egg, sprinkle sugar & cinnamon mix over the top.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until risen and lightly golden.


Lilly Higgins' tips: Fresh Raspberries or Blueberries can be added instead! Try Chocolate chips for a sweet treat! Half brown & half white flour can be used to make a healthier version!

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