You are here: Home » Recipes » Queen Elizabeth II’s Drop Scones Queen Elizabeth II’s Drop Scones Recipe by Relish Yield 16 servings Enjoy a taste of the royal treatment with these buttery scones from her majesty's personal recipe. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 teacups flour4 tablespoons caster sugar2 teacups milk2 whole eggs2 teaspoons bi-carbonate soda3 teaspoons cream of tartar2 tablespoons melted butter Instructions Beat eggs, sugar and about half the milk together, add flour, and mix well together adding remainder of milk as required, also bi-carbonate and cream of tartar, fold in the melted butter. –Recipe courtesy of the National Archives. Ingredients, measurements, and instructions remain accurate to historical records. The Queen’s handwritten recipe merely says the recipe serves 16 people. To prepare, preheat oven to 375F. Once dough is mixed, drop by tablespoon-sized onto a prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.