Basic Baking and Cake Decorating

Why don’t my scones rise properly?

If you are having problems with scones and they’re not looking as gorgeous as you had hoped then here are a couple of reasons as to why your scones may not be rising properly.

Cut Straight – When cutting out your scones always ensure that you cut them straight down. If you twist the cutter, you run the risk of binding the dough together, thus preventing your scones from rising properly.

Another reason may also be…

Egg Wash – If you brush the top of your scones with egg wash then be sure that you only lightly glaze the top, the reason being is if the egg wash drips down the sides it can lead to scones rising unevenly.

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