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Spelt Quinoa Scones

This is very quick to make.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 large scones


  • 62 g Spelt flour
  • 148 g plain flour
  • 24 g quinoa used dry in this recipe but you can use boiled quinoa too
  • 40 g currants
  • 32 g almonds sliced
  • 10 g baking powder
  • 2 g salt
  • 25 g sugar
  • 82 g unsalted butter
  • 20 g whole egg room temperature
  • 100 ml full fat milk


  • Preheat oven to 180C
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, quinoa, baking powder, salt and sugar
  • Cut butter into cubes and add to the dry mixture. Rub in until the mixture resembles course crumbs.
  • Add currents and almonds. Mix to incorporate.
  • Combine eggs and milk.
  • Add to the mixture and stir just enough to combine. Do not overwork the dough.
  • Divide the dough into 4 portions.
  • Either roll out the dough or roughly form into rock cakes by hand.
  • Put the formed scones onto a baking sheet lined tray.
  • Glaze with egg wash.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 180C.
  • Serve with clotted cream, butter and your favourite jam.