TopLay - Scones


There is nothing like enjoying a cup of tea and freshly baked scones with cream and jam on a Sunday afternoon.


  • 750 ml Cake flour
  • 25 ml Baking powder
  • 5 ml Salt
  • 200 g Butter refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
  • 60 ml Sugar
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 5 ml Vanilla essence


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C and grease a baking tray.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  • Rub the butter into the flour mixture with your fingertips until coarse crumbs are formed.
  • Whisk together the egg, milk, the sugar and vanilla essence and add to the flour mixture.
  • Gently cut the liquid into the flour mixture to form a ball.
  • Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work surface and knead briefly. Do not overwork the dough. Pat it down to a thickness of 2cm.
  • Cut out rounds using a cookie cutter or glass and place them on the baking tray.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.