Tea Scones

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Tea Scones

Light and fluffy, these delicious tea scones are the perfect treats for satisfying your taste buds.


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 Tetley® Classic Blend Tea bags
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • Warm honey or preserves


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  • With pastry blender or fingers, cut or rub in butter until mixture is size of small peas; set aside.
  • In small saucepan, bring milk to a boil.
  • Add 6 tea bags, cover and brew 5 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags and cool.
  • Beat in egg.
  • Gradually add tea mixture to flour mixture, stirring until just combined.
  • Make tea glaze by boiling 1 cup water and brewing 4 tea bags for 5 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags and stir in 4 tablespoons sugar.
  • Let cool.
  • Turn dough onto floured cookie sheet and pat into 16" circle.
  • With blunt edge of knife, score top of dough into 16 pie-shaped wedges.
  • Brush with tea glaze and bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Serve with warm honey or preserves, if desired.
  • Yield: 16 scones.