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Captain’s House Inn Traditional Scones

Homemade SconesIt isn’t easy to make the perfect scone.  But we like to think we’ve mastered it.  Take a stab at baking a batch yourself and see if you can replicate your tea experience at the Captain’s House Inn!

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Traditional Scones (Yield 10-12 scones)


2 Cups                         All Purpose Flour

1 Tbsp                         Baking Powder

3 Tbsp                         Sugar

½ Cup                          Butter

2                                  Large Eggs

1/8 Cup                        Heavy Cream

Ingredients – Egg Wash

1                        Egg

A Little             Heavy Cream


  1. Sift the dry ingredients into the mixer and cut in the butter until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  2. Add the eggs and then the cream a little at a time. Do not over moisten the dough.
  3. Roll the dough LIGHTLY to a ¾” thickness and use a #3 plain circular edge cutter to shape the scones.
  4. Place the scones on a greased cookie sheet and brush them lightly with egg wash (beat the two egg wash ingredients together).
  5. Bake for 15 minutes at 350° until they have risen and are lightly browned.


Serve the scones with raspberry jam and freshly whipped cream. (decorate with sliced fresh strawberries if available)



1 thought on “Captain’s House Inn Traditional Scones

  1. HELLO! YEARS ago, I visited the Captain’s table and had the best orange (I think cranberries were in it.)
    I’ve tried many recipes but cannot match the wonderrful flavor of that bread. We bought a small loaf on the way out. Savored each bite te next morning. Gloria Goostray

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