Scone Ingredients:

  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar -- divided
  • 1 tablespoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Butter or margarine -- cut up
  • 2/3 cup Milk
  • 1 large Egg -- beaten
  • 1/3 cup Strawberry jam

Scone Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degree F. Grease cookie sheet. In large bowl, combine flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, and the baking powder and salt. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk and egg until dough just holds together. Divide dough in half. Roll one half into 8-inch circle and transfer to prepared cookie sheet. Spread jam on top, leaving a 1-inch border. Roll remaining dough half into 8-inch circle and place on top. Press edges lightly to seal. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tbsp. sugar. Cut into 8 wedges but do not separate. Bake 20 minutes. Makes 8 Scones

This scone recipe is provided for entertainment purposes and not for redistribution. There may be errors in this publication so before hosting your next tea party, be sure to perfect your preparation method and fine tune your ingredients. Although scones are easy to prepare, there is an art to making them the right consistency and thickness. Don't forget to include Imperial Tea Garden® brand teas at your next tea party.