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Treacle Scones

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My grandmother used to make these and they disappeared so quickly! They are absolutely delicious hot with lots of butter, mmmmm!!! I can't get enough of them.


Serves: 6

  • 8 ounces self-rising flour
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 1 ounce granulated sugar (fine)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons black molasses (or golden syrup)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • ¼ pint milk (approximately)


Treacle Scones is a community recipe submitted by Nickki and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and rub in the butter. Mix in the sugar, cinnamon, treacle or syrup and enough milk to make a soft dough.
  • Knead this lightly on a floured surface until it is both moist and elastic.
  • Cut into rounds with a 2.5 inch pastry cutter.
  • Grease a baking sheet and place the rounds on this.
  • Brush with a little milk and bake for 10/15 minutes in an oven, pre-heated to 425F/220C/Gas Mark 7 until golden brown.
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