Wholemeal scones

Written by Biizy


2 adults and 2 kids

Preparation time

20 minutes

Cooking time

20 minutes

Utensils needed

  • Baking tray
  • Mixing bowl
  • Sieve
  • Wooden spoon
  • Measuring jug
  • Rolling pin


  • 180 g of wholemeal flour
  • 200 g of plain flour
  • 50 g of margarine
  • 275 ml of low-fat milk
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 dstsp of caster sugar (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  2. Sieve the wholemeal flour, plain flour and sugar in a mixing bowl. Sieve in the salt and baking powder and mix well.
  3. Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  4. Add enough milk to make a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured board and gently knead.
  5. Roll out the dough to 2-cm in thickness. Dust a baking tray with flour. Using a 5-cm shape cutter, cut out scones and place on the baking tray. (You can use a small glass or cup as a cutter.)
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes.