Buttermilk Scones

Yield: Makes 9 scones


  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 50g butter
  • 1 cup or just under buttermilk


Preheat oven to 220 C.  Sift flour and salt into a bowl.  Grate in butter and then rub until mixture resembles crumbs.
Make a well in the centre,  pour in the milk and mix with a knife until just combined to a soft dough.
Tip dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat into a rectangle.  Cut into shapes and place on a cold tray.
Bake for 13-15 minutes until golden.

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4 thoughts on “Buttermilk Scones

  1. How do I make or get buttermilk, please. Is it like whey?
    It sounds as though it would make the scones lighter.

    Scones first, Macarons next !!
    Noeline Bain

  2. AWSOME RECIPE .try adding some chopped dates makes it even more morish .love your website HELEN.keep up the good work