Cream Scones

  • Makes25 scones
Cream Scones

Photo: John Cullen

Serve these classic cream scones with jam and extra whipped cream for the perfect tea party or after-school treat.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 cups 35% cream, divided

  • 1 tbsp turbinado sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl and stir with a fork to blend. Stir in 1 3/4 cups whipping cream, or just enough to bring mixture together into a wet dough.

  • Turn dough out onto a light floured surface and pat or roll to about a 1/2 inch thick

  • Bake for 20 min or until tops and golden and scones are baked through.