English Scones

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes: 8


375 gplain flour
75 gsugar + 1½ tbsp sugar (for sprinkling)
1½ tbspbaking powder
¼ +⅛ salt
60 gcold butter
QL Omega Eggs
270 mlwhipping cream + 1½ tbsp whipping cream (for brushing)
Whipped Cream:
240 mlwhipping cream
1 tspvanilla essence
4 tbspsugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. In a bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cut the butter into the dry ingredients with a pastry blender or fork.
  4. Whisk the QL Omega Egg into the whipping cream. Make a hole in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the cream mixture. Mix with a fork until the ingredients stick together.
  5. Dust a worktop with some flour and pat the dough out to a thickness of about 1 to 1¼ inches. Cut into rounds with a cutter.
  6. Place the dough onto a baking tray that has been lined with parchment paper. Brush the tops with some cream. Sprinkle with a little sugar. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Remove to a wire rack.
  8. To make the whipping cream, whip together the whipping cream, vanilla essence and sugar until soft peak. Serve with scones.


QL Omega & QL Deli Fresh eggs are available at major hypermarkets and supermarkets. For more information on QL Eggs, click here.


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