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  • How do you make scones?

  • To make a batch of scones, simply rub butter into flour using your fingertips, until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Next up, bring the mixture together into a dough by adding the wet ingredients.

  • What is the best cream for scones?

  • Sour cream is what sets the best scones apart from all others, it yields a tender crumb inside while the butter in the recipe makes the outside crispy and snappy, the perfect scone in my opinion.

  • What are currant scones and how do you bake them?

  • Instead of cutting into rounds, the recipe suggests rolling the dough into a disc and slicing it into triangular wedges for baking. Currant scones, sometimes slathered with clotted cream or topped with butter and fruit jam, are a very classic, British way to enjoy this baked treat.

  • Can I use pastry flour to make a lighter-tasting scones?

  • For a lighter-tasting scone, use pastry flour instead of all-purpose, or replace half the all-purpose flour called for in the recipe with cake flour.