5 from 12 votes
drop scones
Easy Drop Scones Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

These little scones are delicious spread with jam.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, Scottish
Servings: 18 scones
Calories: 54 kcal
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups skimmed milk substitute almond milk
  • oil for frying
  • 1 egg egg substitute can be used
  1. Preheat a griddle or heavy frying pan. Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Stir in the sugar. Mix and make well in the center.

  2. Add the egg/egg substitute with half of the milk and gradually incorporate the surrounding flour to make a smooth batter. Beat in the remaining milk. 

  3. Lightly oil the griddle or pan. Drop tablespoons of the batter onto the surface, leaving them until they bubble and the bubbles begin to burst. 

  4. Turn the drop scone over and cook until the underside is golden brown. Keep the cooked scones warm and moist by wrapping them in a clean napkin while cooking successive batches. 

Recipe Notes

For savory scones, add 2 chopped scallions and 1 tbsp of grated parmesan cheese. Serve with cottage cheese.