I do like my scones for teatime! And that they are easy to make adds to their appeal. They make a great and quick snack to entertain my unexpected (but always invited) guests! And you can dress them up with all kinds of exciting flavours!

Prep Time: 5 min
Baking Time: 15 min
Servings: 8

Additional Info

  • Ingredients
    125gSCS® Unsalted Butter (cubed and frozen)
    350gSunshine Plain Flour
    80gSIS Fine Grain White Sugar
    1 tspBaking powder
    ¼ tspBaking soda
    ½ tspSalt
    110gSour cream
    1 eggBeaten
    Egg glaze1 egg beaten
  • Directions
    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
    2. In a food processor, pulse together all the dry ingredients.
    3. Add the butter and let the food processor work its magic.
    4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg and sour cream until smooth; add this mixture to the food processor and blitz.
    5. On a lightly floured surface, bring the dough together into a ball. Roll it out into the thickness of about half your thumb and cut the dough into circles with a 3-inch round cutter.
    6. Glaze the dough circles with the beaten egg and bake for about 15 minutes until delightfully golden.
    7. Serve with whipped heavy cream and strawberry jam.

Baking Tips

  • Better raising yeast

    A teaspoon of sugar mixed with your yeast and water makes it raise better. Even if you are making bread you can use some sugar. Never mix salt directly with the yeast and water mixture as the salt kills the raising action.

  • About SCS

    SCS is one of the most endeared and beloved household brands in Singapore and Malaysia.


    The velvety, rich, buttery and familiar taste of SCS Butter has been savoured by families since 1905! SCS Butter is 100% pure creamery butter.


    SCS unwavering promise to consistently deliver only the best product quality even after a century, is the key reason why it remains the most sought after butter brand for top chefs and bakers alike not just in Singapore, but in Malaysia too.


    With the very same goodness of premium quality dairy products, consumers can also enjoy the SCS range of premium quality products such as SCS Spreadable Butter, SCS Portion Butter, SCS Cheese Slices and SCS Cream Cheese.