Sultana Scones

Quick, easy recipe for whipping up a batch of scones with juicy sultanas for morning or afternoon tea. This is a great recipe for the kids to help with as well.

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Makes 8 large on 16 small scones

  • 2 cups of self raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 75 grams of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • large handful of sultanas


  1. Preheat oven to 220 C.
  2. Add the flour, sugar and butter in chunks to a mixing bowl or food processor. Rub by hand until the mixture resembles a fine crumb or pulse for 30 seconds in processor.
  3. Add the egg and most of the most of the milk leaving a little in case it is too much, mix to a soft dough, add the rest of the milk if it is required. The dough should be smooth and not sticky, you can add a little more flour if it is required.
  4. Work into the dough a large handful of sultanas approx 1/4 to 1/2 cup.
  5. Press or roll the dough out to about 3cm in thickness.
  6. Using a round cutter or a glass dipped in flour cut scones into circles and place on a greased or lined baking tray.
  7. Brush lightly with milk – optional, and bake for 10 to 15 minutes until golden.
  8. Serve with butter or jam and cream. Best eaten warm or on the same day.

Ready to eat

Sultana Scones

Sultana Scones

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