Griddle scones with honey

Quick and easy to make with storecupboard ingredients, griddle scones go perfectly with creamy honey and butter


  • 200g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom (about 10 pods, ground)
  • 25g butter
  • 25g light muscovado sugar
  • 1 egg
  • about milk
  • butter and a honeycomb or jar of honey, to serve


    1. Put the flour and cardamom in a bowl and rub in the butter. Add sugar. Beat the egg in a measuring jug, then pour in milk to make it up to 100ml/3½fl oz. Pour into the bowl gradually, stirring first with a knife then with your hands, to make a soft, not sticky, dough. Knead until smooth on a floured work surface.
    2. Divide the dough into three and roll into circles the thickness of a £1 coin. Cut each into quarters. Heat a heavy-bottomed frying pan to medium hot. Cook the scones in batches for a couple of mins each side, until golden brown. Serve, spread with butter and drizzled with honey.