Signature English Scones

Nicolin Mansion Bed & Breakfast, Inc.

221 Broadway Street South , Jordan, MN 55352 USA


  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add butter and cut in with a pastry blender until crumbs form.
  2. Stir in any special ingredients. Options include nutmeg, candied ginger, raisins and cinnamon, dried cranberries, dried blueberries, or a handful of chocolate chips. Options are endless, but use dry ingredients rather than anything that would add additional moisture.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and half-and-half. Add to flour mixture and stir with a fork until ingredients are moistened and hold together.
  4. Knead dough by hand and gather into a ball. Transfer to a lightly floured surface; knead several more times. Pat dough into an 8-inch round. With a sharp knife, cut into 8 to 10 equal wedges.
  5. Place wedges slightly apart on an ungreased baking sheet (or clay baking sheet). Bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes.
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Signature English Scones