Light as Air: Soda Water Scones That Melt in Your Mouth.
Forget everything you know about scones! These light and fluffy delights are made with a surprising secret ingredient: soda water!

This hack creates the flakiest, most tender scones you’ve ever tasted, in just 15 minutes. No butter, no fuss, just simple ingredients and amazing results.

Whether you’re a baking pro or a complete beginner, this recipe is sure to impress. So ditch the traditional methods and whip up a batch of these amazing soda water scones today! You won’t be disappointed.

Yield: 8-10 scones

Soda Water Scones Recipe

Rack of soda water scones

Forget heavy scones! This light & bubbly recipe uses soda water for melt-in-your-mouth perfection.
3-ingredient soda water scones rise like magic, crispy outside, fluffy inside. Easy, healthy, heavenly.

Bake in minutes, devour in seconds!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 300g self-raising flour
  • 125ml thickened cream
  • 125ml soda water
  • Milk, for brushing (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 220°C (428°F).
  2. Add flour and wet ingredients to a bowl and mix with your hands until well combined and a thick dough has formed.
    Mixture will be soft.
  3. Place on a lightly floured board. Pat down the dough until it is 2½cm thick. Do not roll.
  4. Use a round cookie cutter or a glass to cut scones.
  5. Place them on a lined baking tray approximately 1cm apart.
  6. Brush tops with milk or a lightly beaten egg.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until tops are golden.


When making these easy scones (along with any other scone recipe) it’s really important to make sure you don’t mix the ingredients too much.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 161Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 374mgCarbohydrates: 24gFibre: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 4g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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