CWA Plain Scone Recipe

Scones with jam and creamScones with jam and cream
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Serves 12 scones
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Plain Scone recipe from the Country Women’s Association archive.

This recipe is one of 120 tried and true recipes featured in the new cookbook “Everything I know about cooking I learned from the CWA of NSW“.

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Everything I Know About Cooking

When it comes to cooking, you can’t trust just anyone for a reliable recipe. With over 70 years experience we know these recipes are well and truly, tried and tested. From the perfect sausage roll snack to a succulent Greek-style roast chicken for dinner to a honeycomb cheesecake slice for dessert, Everything I know about cooking I learned from CWA is the perfect kitchen companion, in a deceptively small format.

Offering a wide range of delicious and delectable recipes to suit both the beginner and the expert cook. Including recipes for snacks, soups, sandwiches, salads, main courses, desserts, cakes, biscuits, slices and – of course, most importantly – scones.

The Country Women’s Association of NSW is a member of CWA Australia and the international organisation Associated Country Women of the World. The CWA is the largest women’s organisation in Australia and aims to improve conditions for country women and children, by lobbying for change, helping the local community, creating a network of support and meeting together in towns and cities.

View the CWA Sausage Roll Recipe.

‘Everything I know about cooking I learned from the CWA of NSW (Murdoch Books RRP $16.99)’.

Discover more scone recipes in the High Tea Society Recipe Collection.



  • 3/4 Cups
  • 1 Cup
  • 3 Tablespoons
    icing sugar, sifted
  • 3 Cups
    self-raising flour, sifted


  1. With a rotary beater, beat together cream, milk and icing sugar for 1 minute.

  2. Add sifted flour and combine.

  3. Press onto a flat surface and cut into desired shapes.

  4. Place on a greased and floured baking tray and cook in a hot oven for 12–15 minutes.