These pillowy scones are the ideal accompaniment to tea and are delicious with butter, preserves, and clotted cream. This recipe first appeared in the 2012 SAVEUR 100, with the article Homemade Scones.
- 5 cups flour
- 1⁄2 cup sugar
- 5 tsp. baking powder
- 2 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt
- 14 tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed and chilled
- 2 cups milk
- Salted butter, jam, and clotted cream, for serving