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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!

Click here for a printable PDF of the recipe.

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)



One 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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