Buttermilk Scones

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

  2. 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