EASY PEASY MORNING TEA

I was very, very proud of myself this week because…
I made scones.

For some reason, I have always been scared of scones. They seemed on a par with sponge cakes and pavlovas. In the realm of the experts at the CWA who had perfected the art over many many years.

I actually laughed at myself when I realised how easy they were. This recipe was given to me by my new friend Susannah (who has, by the way, just started her own very cool blog – head on over for a visit!). As usual I had some willing helpers and in no time at all (seriously!!) we had a batch of scones on the table and in even less time than that – all were gone – delicious!!

EASY PEASY SCONES
3 cups SR flour
1 cup lemonade (or even soda water)
1 cup cream

I’m not exactly sure on the correct way to make scones, but I just mixed the ingredients together, rolled them into balls (using some extra flour on the bench & on hands) and popped them onto a small lightly greased (& slightly floured) tray. Then into a 200 degree celcius oven for around 10 mins (depending on size of scones).

I notice that my friend Sonia from Lioness Lady also uses the exact same recipe. I’m onto a winner and I encourage you to give it a go! Next I’m going to experiment with adding extra ingredients like ham and cheese or raisins & the like, as they may just work in lunchboxes! If you haven’t yet, please check out this post and share your lunchbox tips! I need all the variety I can get!

If you’re after more easy peasy recipes, you might like to head over here.



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Comments

  1. says

    Your scones look much prettier than mine, as I can never find the cutter (might have to start using a wine glass!). Thanks for the mention. I love this recipe as it is just so easy, never fails, and everyone seems to love them. I have been making meringues this week, and although a little fiddlier, they have been very well received! Hope you have a lovely week!

  2. says

    This lemonade scone recipe is a ripper. I could tell you to mix the scone mixture with a knife, flatten out the dough on a floured surface to about 1 inch thick, cut out using a small drinking glass, place on a lined baking tray, brush with milk … but why would I? – yours look perfect!<br /><br />Cheers – Joolz

  3. says

    Lemonade scones are foolproof and in my humble opinion (shut your ears, Mrs CWA) they taste better than those fiddly butter into flour ones.<br /><br />I swap plain flour for wholemeal, diet lemonade for plain and light cream for full fat and then these make a fantabulous after school snack! x

  4. says

    They DO sound easy peasy and LOOK delicious! I&#39;m feeling like a little devonshire tea right now actually. Thanks for the recipe, I&#39;m going to give these a whirl :o)

  5. says

    That&#39;s how I make scones too – so very, very easy!! I now keep some of those &quot;mixer&quot; sized lemonade bottles in my pantry for when the scone mood might strike.

  6. says

    Hi Emma – finally back to<br />commenting on posts, hooray! (for months I&#39;ve had funny messages about browsers and cookies when I try to comment on certain blogs, yours included, but I&#39;ve just figured out that if I try straight away, it usually works. Derr!)<br /><br />meanwhile, I too have recently tried this recipe, and am obsessed! A neighbour made us some scones when we had just had

  7. says

    First visit to your blog… These scones look lovely and mouthwatering! I always wanted to make scones and now with this recipe it is for sure that I&#39;m going to try… thank you!

  8. says

    HI Emma! So nice to see you again. These look so simple! I must give them a try. I think my sister-in-law does something similar and they are always top notch. Thanks for joining the Weekend Rewind x

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