Treacle Scones

Treacle Scones


"These scones are best served hot with lashings of butter."


30 m servings 248 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 248 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 149 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Sift the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and sugar into a bowl. Rub in butter until it is in crumb-sized pieces. Make a well in the center and pour in the treacle and milk. Stir into a soft dough. Roll out on a floured surface and cut in to rounds with a biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bottoms are lightly browned.
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  1. 8 Ratings


Absolutely lovely. I enjoy most things with molasses in it, and this is no exception. I added maybe a 1/4 tsp of pumpkin pie spice, used only 3/4 cup of milk, (otherwise, I think, the dough ma...

These scones were very good. The dough turned out EXACTLY as scone dough should be. I definately reccomend this recipe.

These taste very good and are simple to make. They are almost bread-like, the dough comes out quite soft and a bit elastic. I used granulated sugar because I hadn't any superfine and I didn't kn...

If I could rate 0 I would. These were so soft I couldnt even shape them. I only used 1/2 cup of milk and didnt want to add extra flour or it would dilute the flavor. So I smooshed it into a big ...

My scones turned out great. Not too sweet, and a good crumb. I would recommend adding in part of the milk, mixing, and then adding in the rest of the milk. Mine were the correct consistency with...

Taste is okay but with all that cream of tartar they dry out too quickly. Some adjustment necessary in liquids. Might play around with this and try to avoid using cream of tartar..........goi...