Drop scones


Have scones for breakfast. because there is no oven baking, pan cooking this time. This recipe is very similar to pancakes.


1 c flour (all purpose)
1 pn salt
1 T sugar
1 egg
1⁄2 c milk
2 T butter (for cooking)


  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Add sugar. Mix to smooth cramy batter with the egg and half the milk. Stir in the rest of the milk.
  2. Brush a large heavy pan with the melted butter. Heat.
  3. Drop small rounds of scone mixture from a spoon to the pan. Cook until bubbles show on the surface, 2-3 minutes. Turn over carefully. cook for a further 2 minutes.
  4. Cover scones with foil to keep warm and moist while cooking the rest. Serve straight away with butter and jam or honey.


Drop scones with spice - sift 1 teaspoon of mixed spices with the flour.

Drop scones with ham - sift 1 teaspoon dry mustard with flour and add 2 tablespoons finely chopped ham before egg and milk.

Drop scones with pumpkin and ginger - sift 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon with flour, add 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger and ¼ cup pumpkin before the egg and milk.

4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
30 minutes