Vintage drop scones

Make them for breakfast and Eat them with any thing.

You know, scones are made in many ways but this one is an antique recipe from Mrs.beeton’s cookery book, written in 1910. They look like a mix between pancakes and English muffins, and of course, scones. They can be eaten with anything from jam to ham. Let’s get started!


You will need: 

9 oz flour 

1 oz sugar

1 tsp cream of tartar

¼ baking soda

½ tsp salt

1 egg 

1 pint milk



Pass the flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda through a tea strainer and into a bowl, then add sugar. Make a hole in the center, and place the egg. Add the milk gradually until smooth batter is obtained. 


For frying:

Mix and place onto a hot, greased pan. Fry on one side till brown then flip over and brown on the other side let them chill for 5 minutes.


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