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English Cream Tea Scones

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“I have been making these for years and just decided I wanted to post it as a recipe for others to enjoy. These scones are slightly sweet and make a wonderful breakfast quick bread or are fabulous for a High Tea!”
16 scones

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; blend well.
  3. Using a pastry blender or fork, cut cold Butter into small slices and blend with the flour mixture until the flour mixture is crumbly looking.
  4. Add in the Whipping cream and stir.
  5. On a floured surface, gently knead dough 5 or 6 times.
  6. Cut dough in half.
  7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and press each half into an 8inch circle about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges each but do not separate.
  8. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

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