How to make fruit scones

Follow our simple step-by-step fruit scones recipe to make the perfect, traditional fruit scones every time. Serve with clotted cream, jam or treat yourself and opt for chocolate cream instead. Delicious!

Here’s how to make fruit scones in the best possible way by Andrew Gravett, The Executive Pastry at The Langham London. The Langham London was the first hotel to serve afternoon tea, so they know a thing or two about perfecting the art of the scone! This simple recipe is made from common store cupboard ingredients and is baked in just ten minutes, making it the perfect afternoon project to make with the whole family. This English teatime treat, is light and fluffy and best served warm we think. Top it with lashings of jam and cream for an authentic afternoon tea experience. This recipe serves 6-8, so is perfect for enjoying with friends.


  • 250g butter
  • 250g sugar
  • 900g plain flour
  • 41g baking powder
  • 10g fine salt
  • 200ml whole eggs
  • 200ml milk
  • 200g golden raisins