• What’s more perfect than enjoying a warm buttery scone on a Sunday?

    This cranberry scone loaf with butter, raspberry jam, and whipped cream is the perfect mid-morning treat. Pair it with your favourite cup of tea to elevate your Sunday treat experience.

    Cranberry scone loaf with butter, raspberry jam and whipped cream

    Serves: 6 - 8
    Cooking Time: 45 mins


    • 600g self-raising flour + extra, to dust
    • 80g castor sugar
    • 150g butter, chilled and cubed
    • 375ml (1½ cups) milk
    • 150g frozen cranberries, defrosted
    • soft butter, to serve
    • raspberry jam, to serve
    • 250ml (1 cup) fresh cream combined with
    • 45ml (3 tbsp) sifted icing sugar and whipped to soft peaks, to serve



    Preheat the oven to 200˚C and grease a large loaf tin of approximately 1,5L capacity. Sift the self-raising flour into a large bowl and stir in the castor sugar. Using your fingertips, rub the chilled butter cubes into the flour mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.


    Add the milk to the butter-flour mixture and gently mix to form a lumpy dough (do not overmix – the milk should only just be incorporated). Drain any excess liquid from the defrosted cranberries by tossing them in a paper towel “parcel”, then dust the cranberries in the extra flour. Add the flour-dusted cranberries to the dough and mix through to distribute evenly.


    Transfer the dough to the prepared loaf tin and bake in the preheated oven, 30 – 40 minutes, until a skewer inserted in the centre of the loaf comes out clean.


    Allow the scone loaf to cool in the tin, about 30 minutes, before carefully removing it from the tin. Slice and serve with lashings soft butter, raspberry jam and dollops whipped Chantilly cream.

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    Recipe and styling by Claire Ferrandi

    Photograph by Dylan Swart

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com