The Perfect Thermomix Scone Recipe

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Sometimes recipes with the least amount of ingredients are the hardest to perfect. Scones are one of those tricky recipes.  The perfect Thermomix scone recipe consists of just 4 ingredients but the resulting treat is more than the sum of its ingredients.

Delicious Jam and Cream Scone Recipe

Delicious Jam and Cream Scone Recipe

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Jam and scones
Basic Thermomix Scone Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

The perfect morning tea ready in no time at all!

Course: Morning Tea, Snack
Cuisine: Australian, English
Servings: 16 scones
Calories: 110 kcal
Author: Julie Carlyle
  • 450 gm SR flour
  • 30 gm butter cut into cubes
  • 1 Tbs caster sugar
  • 250 gm milk
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees celsius and line a baking tray with paper

  2. Add the flour, sugar and butter to TM bowl. 20sec/Speed 7.

  3. Scrape down the bowl.

  4. Add the milk and lemon juice to the TM bowl. Combine Kneed 35sec/Dough setting.

  5. Place the dough onto a floured bench and push gently into a square shape about an inch thick.

  6. Cut the dough into even squares with a knife.

  7. Place the scones on the baking tray and brush with extra milk.

  8. Cook for 10- 15 minutes or until golden.

Recipe Notes

Make sure the scones are touching on the tray as they cook.

Nutrition Facts
Basic Thermomix Scone Recipe
Amount Per Serving (50 g)
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Potassium 27mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Over the years my scone making technique has improved and I can now produce the perfect scone every time. Believe me, this was not always the case! I have some helpful tips below that will have you making these simple morning tea delights in no time.

Jam and scones

Jam and scones

Tips for Making Perfect Thermomix Scones

  1. Scones like the cold.
    • Use cold butter straight from the fridge
    • Winter is a great time to cook scones because the house is cold.
    • Use ice cold milk in the scone mixture
  2. Scones don’t like warm hands.
    • Use a Thermomix or food processor to combine the butter and flour.
    • Hands are warm and will melt the butter causing it to be absorbed by the flour making the scones heavy. The old butter will coat the flour.
    • Don’t knead the mixture ever! Once the liquid is added process until just barely combined.
  3. Scones like to be close to other scones on the baking tray. This helps them to rise evenly. Place the scones on the baking tray so that they touch.
Thermomix scone recipe

Thermomix scone recipe

Basically, the best scones are a result of throwing all the ingredients in the Thermomix and processing as described in the recipe. The less fussing the better. Turn the dough onto the floured bench and cut into squares or use a round cookie cutter.

Perfect Scone Recipe

Perfect Scone Recipe

This Thermomix scone recipe will have you sipping tea and enjoy a delicious treat in about 20 minutes. If you’re looking for a quick afterschool snack for the kids definitely consider making a batch, after all, you’re sure to have all the ingredients in the pantry.

Blueberry White Chocolate Scone Image SQ

Blueberry White Chocolate Scone Image SQ

For an extra special scone why not try my Blueberry & White Chocolate Scone with lemon glaze.  I modelled that recipe on the Bakers Delight version but I do think my recipe is better.

Thermomix Basic Scone Recipe - PIN ME

Thermomix Basic Scone Recipe – PIN ME

Well, I hope you take advantage of this wet weather and try out my Thermomix scone recipe.
So tell me, what warming comfort foods do you enjoy in the winter time?

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19 thoughts on “The Perfect Thermomix Scone Recipe”

  1. Junie Yuen says:

    I noticed no mention of the half teaspoon of lemon juice in the method of making the scones. When do I add it in? Thanks.

    1. Sorry Junie, I have amended the recipe. The lemon juice is added with the milk. Thank you for pointing out that missing detail.

  2. Suzi Johnson says:

    Hi Julie, just baked your yummy scone recipe – we loved them with golden syrup and lemon butter. Prepared in Thermomix – where would I be with out it. Happy new year and happy cooking. ????
    Suzi from Safety Beach.

    1. Hi Suzi, I’m so pleased the family enjoyed the scones. I love getting happy messages like yours, it motivates me to share more recipes. Thanks so much.

  3. Alida says:

    Best scones ever!
    Thanks ever so much for sharing your recipe.
    It has become a family favourite.
    Thank you,

  4. Claudia says:

    No yeast???

    1. Hi Claudia, that is correct, the recipe doesn’t use yeast. Scones are traditionally made with baking powder not yeast. I hope you give the recipe a try ???

  5. Lana says:

    Can I add sultanas or will it throw the recipe out?

    1. Absolutely! Sultan and are great in the recipe?

  6. Angie says:

    These scones look yum. I notice in Tip 2 you say to add water in the directions. Is this meant to be milk?

    1. Oops, good spotting 🙂 Yes it’s milk. I will fix that now 🙂

  7. Joyellen says:

    When the dough is mixed, u plop it onto bench. Won’t u have to roll it out to a inch thick so u can cut it. I’ve neva made scones before that’s why I’m asking

    1. Hi Joyellen, I just use my hands to gently form a rectangle shape. Try and handle the dough as little as possible for the lightest scones 🙂

  8. Gabriele says:

    Hi from Canada. I am not good with scones and I have now baked some nice hockey pucks. I am also not used to the abbreviation SR, I thought it was a funky flour, so I moved forward with all purpose flour. It is only in hindsight I realized it meant self rising flour. You might want to write it out for us less experienced bakers. Will try again with the proper ingredient.

    1. Thanks so much for your message Gabriele. I will most definitely use the full name of the flour in future. It never occurred to me that SR would cause a problem but now that you pointed it out I realise that it is a sill abbreviation that probably means nothing to half the world. Will correct it now 🙂

  9. Sarah says:

    Hi there, how can I store these and how long will they last? Thinking of making these tomorrow to have on Sunday for an afternoon tea?

    1. Hi Sarah,
      I’m so sorry, I just saw your message. Yes, these are fine cooked the day before serving. To store just place them in an airtight container, then reheat them to serve.

  10. Michelle says:

    Have you had success freezing and then serving the scones?
    I need to cook a lot for a function on the weekend.

    1. Scones usually freeze very well. I haven’t frozen these but I’m sure they would be fine. To reheat wrap in foil and warm gently in the oven.

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