Starbucks Date Scones

Starbucks Date Scones
Prepare ingredients.
Cut 200 grams of candied date into small pieces.
Put 320 grams of flour into a bowl.
Add 50-60 grams of sugar.
Add 1,5-2 teaspoons of baking powder.
Add 1/2-1 teaspoon of baking soda.
Add a pinch or 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
Mix in briefly.
Add 50-60 grams of butter.
Mix together the flour and the butter.
Take 60 milliliters of milk or whipped cream.
Add an egg.
Mix in.
Pour the milk-egg-mixture over the flour gradually ...
... and stir in simultaneously.
Add chunks of dates.
Mix in gently.
Put 2-3 tablespoons of flour into a small bowl.
Add 1 tablespoon of sugar.
Add 1/2-1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
Mix in.
Flour a work surface with the mixture.
Put the dough onto the floured work surface.
Rub your palms with the flour ...
... and press the dough down into a large flat disc using the palm of your hand.
Devide the dough into pieces.
Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Take a baking sheet ...
... and cover with a baking paper.
Transfer the dough pieces from the work surface ...
... to the baking sheet.
Brush some milk on the top of each scone.
Push the baking sheet into the hot oven.
Bake for approximately 10-15 mins or until tops are golden.
Remove from oven and let cool down.


These date scones are a classic recipe that you can prepare for afternoon tea. They are perfect for those occasions when you have guests dropping by.


320 grams flour
50 grams butter (50-60 grams)
50 grams sugar (50-60 grams)
60 milliliters milk (or whipped cream)
200 grams candied dates
1 teaspoon baking powder (1,5-2 teaspoons)
1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda (1/2-1 teaspoon)
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon powder (1/2-1 teaspoon)