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How To Make Scones


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Cut Butter Into Flour
How To Make Scones

Cut Butter Into Flour

Photo © Danilo Alfaro

How to Make Scones

Here's what you'll need to make these delicious, buttery scones:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, unsifted
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp salt (table salt, not Kosher)
  • 4 Tbsp butter (½ stick)
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup dried currants
To begin, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Then add cubes of cool butter and cut in the butter with a pastry blender as shown here.
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