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How to Make Scones

Scones are remarkably quick and easy to make at home. In this video, Chef John shows you how to make classic Scottish scones with currants. This is an extremely simple recipe to make. You’ll learn the importance of cutting ice-cold butter into the flour. You’ll see when to add the currants and how to avoid over-mixing the batter. A quick egg wash, and they’re ready for the oven—all they need are about 15 minutes. Get the recipe for Chef John's Scones. Delicious with any kind of jam or marmalade you can think of, these scones are also excellent old-school style, served with clotted cream.

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  • pixiecrossing

I love this guys tutorials, they are very fun and easy to listen to! Thanks John.

  • StephVV

My husband is drooling watching this video and asking me when I plan to make these for him.

  • Mary MW

Excellent video - love the humour. And the scones look wonderful too.