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Royal Tea Room Scones

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“This recipe is George McNeill's of the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. If you like scones, this is worth making! Enjoy with afternoon tea or bedtime snack.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. With pastry blender or fingertips, rub in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in raisins (optional).
  4. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture.
  5. In a small bowl, use a fork to beat eggs and milk until blended; pour into well.
  6. Use fork to mix with quick, light strokes to make a soft, slightly sticky dough.
  7. Press dough into ball and knead gently on floured surface 10 times.
  8. Pat dough into 3/4 inch thick circle.
  9. Cut out, using 1 1/2 inch floured round cutter.
  10. Place rounds on greased baking sheet.
  11. Brush tops of scones lightly with glaze, and bake in 425 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until golden.
  12. Serve with strawberry preserves, clotted cream and tea.

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