First, get the equipment ready.
Next, get the ingredients.
Sieve the flour into the bowl. Add the butter and rub-in using your fingertips until it looks like breadcrumbs. Gently shake the bowl to see if there are any large lumps remaining.
Stir in the fruit and sugar.
Pour in the milk and mix together to form a soft dough.
Place the dough on a floured work surface, then roll out to about 1½ centimetres thick.
Using a round cutter, cut out your scones, and place these onto the baking tray.
Finally, brush the top of each scone with a little milk. Wearing oven gloves, place the tray into the hot oven. Bake for 12 minutes, until golden brown.
Wearing oven gloves, remove the scones from the oven, and place onto a cooling rack.