Famous Benbow Scones

Coffee Cakes, Scones and Cereals

Famous Benbow Scones

Traditional English Scones that our guest truly enjoy!



1 3/4 Cup all-purpose flour

1/4 Cup of sugar

1 Teaspoon of salt

2 Teaspoons of baking powder

1/2 Teaspoon of baking soda

5 Tablespoons of un-salted butter

Approx. 1/2 Cup of cream

1/4 Cup of orange juice

3/4 Cup of orange zest (Grated)

1/4 Cup of currants


Pre-heat oven to 350 Degrees

Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl and mix well.

Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Add just enough cream and orange juice to form a soft dough.

Add currants and mix well until combined.

Turn out onto a floured board and roll out to 1 inch thickness.

Cut into heart and place on ungreased baking sheet.

Brush lightly with beaten egg white.

Bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until golden brown.