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  • 250g cake flour
  • 15ml baking powder
  • 60g margarine
  • 30g sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 200ml milk


  1. Mix the salt, flour and sugar together.
  2. Rub the margarine into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the milk, a little at a time, while stirring the mixture in a figure of eight motion with the edge of a knife or plastic spatula until a thick dough is formed. (The secret is to handle the mixture as little as possible for the scones to turn out light and fluffy).
  4. Gently flatten the dough out to about 15 mm in height and use a cup to cut out circular portions.
  5. If you brush the tops or the scones with a little milk before baking they have a lovely shine to them.
  6. Bake on a grid, lined with foil and greased with margarine or Spray & Cook inside a Dutch oven for about 10 minutes.