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English scones: the recipe for traditional Anglo-Saxon sweets

English scones: the recipe for traditional Anglo-Saxon sweets

The English Scones are sweets made from flour, donkey, latte e sugar typical of Anglo-Saxon traditionborn in Scotland and consumed at tea time. The name may derive from “Stone of Scone“, the Stone of Destiny where Scottish kings once crowned themselves.

Scones can be served in many different ways, although tradition dictates that they come with jam oh clotted creamthat is to say the clotted cream: a cream obtained by heating the cream until it obtains a consistency closer to that of butter than that of conventional cream. Here’s how to prepare them at home.

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For the garnish (optional)

how to make scones

In a bowl, sift the flour with the baking powder and sugar. Add salt, butter and mix with your hands.

Pour in the milk, continue to knead and obtain a smooth and compact dough.

Roll it out with a rolling pin and cut 3 cm flowers using the mold.
Put them in the pan and spread the yolk.

Bake at 190°C for 20 minutes.

Fill mini sandwiches with butter and jam or enjoy as is.


You can store plain scones for one day inside a tightly closed tin can or food bag.

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