• Cooking Time: 12
  • Servings: 10-15
  • Preparation Time: 10


This is my modification to a "simply" delicious recipe from "kc10" (the scone master)

I love this recipe because it is simple, quick and the dough is a great foundation to add ingredients to such as dried fruit, cinnamon & sugar, etc.


  • 1 1/2 cup white Flour
  • 1/2 t Baking Soda
  • 1/2 t Salt
  • 5 T Butter @ room temp.
  • 2/3 cup Buttermilk (or use 1 t white vinegar + 1 cup milk and let sit for 5 min prior to adding it to the mix)
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • 1 egg (for glaze)
  • Optional:
  • 1/2 cup of currants, or dried fruit: raisins, craisins, applets, etc.
  • Or
  • Cover prebaked scones with cinnamon and sugar then after baking glaze with egg
  • Devonshire Cream Substitute:
  • 1/2 cup Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 1/2 T sugar
  • 2 t Lemon Juice


  • 1.Preheat oven to 400
  • 2.Stir together dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, nutmeg and salt.
  • 3.Spread chunks of butter over the mix and blend in the butter.
  • 4.Mix in the buttermilk & one of the options if desired (recommended)
  • 5.Ball the dough and place on a heavily floured surface. Roll to 1/2" thick and 6.Cut them in triangles (or use a glass and cut them in rounds)
  • 7.Place on baking sheet slightly apart and brush top with beaten egg.
  • 8.Bake 12-15 min-golden brown.
  • 1a.Mix all the ingredients together for Devonshire Cream Substitute
  • 2a.Whip or mix ingredients until fluffy.
  • 1b.Serve warm or cold with first Cream Topping and then Jam Spread on top.

Categories: Scone 

Author Credit: kc10

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