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Fail Proof Scones

Easy and delicious fail proof scones that are delicious topped with your favorite topping; powdered sugar, honey or honey butter.
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Keyword: Food, Recipe


  • 1 Tablespoon yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 3 cups f lour
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • Oil for frying
  • Honey and Butter for topping the scones


  • Mix the dough in a stand mixer or by hand until well incorporated. The dough will be kind of crumbly.
  • Add flour to your counter and knead by hand, adding a tablespoon of water at a time until the dough is soft. I do it this way because it helps ensure the right amount of water every time.
  • Allow the dough to rest in a warm place. I usually let the dough rest for about a half an hour or so.
  • Then I roll the dough out and cut it into squares.
  • Heat 1-2 inches of oil over medium heat for 5 minutes before you start frying.
  • Test that the oil is hot enough by putting a small piece of dough in the oil. If it starts to bubble around the dough right away, it is hot enough to fry your scones.
  • DO NOT use high heat, the oil will get too hot and the scones will burn on the outsides before they cook through the middle.
  • Let each scone fry until light brown, flip it over to the other side and let that brown.
  • Using tongs to remove the scones from the oil and allow them to sit on a paper towel to drain the oil.
  • Top the scones with your favorite toppings, powdered sugar, honey or Honey and Butter and serve hot.