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Royal York Scones Recipe

House Home Photo Royal York Scones, Tea & Snacks Recipe

Plus sandwich ideas for afternoon tea.


4 oz. flour
4 oz. Monarch flour
1/2 oz. baking powder

1-1/2 oz. granulated sugar
4 oz. milk or butter milk

1 egg
1-1/2 oz. melted butter



Step 1: Sieve flours and baking powder.

Step 2: Add sugar to dry ingredients.

Step 3: Combine milk, egg and melted butter and add to the dry ingredients. Mix lightly. Do not over mix the dough.

Step 4: Pin out the dough gently to the required sizes.

Step 5: Bake at 350°F for approximately 15-17 minutes.

Sandwiches For Afternoon Tea

  • Smoked chicken and watercress. When buttering the bread, make it fun by chopping some fresh herbs into the butter! 
  • Canadian cheddar cheese and Roma tomato. Chopped egg and chive bound with a little mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper, topped with fresh mustard cress.
  • Smoked salmon, red onion and a caper cream cheese on pumpernickel. You can use any rustic whole wheat or seven-grain bread.

Other Afternoon Tea Ideas

  • Oka cheese, vegetable and fruit brochette.
  • Fresh fruit and granola cocktail.
  • Roof garden lemon balm ice tea.

John K. Cordeaux


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