Basic Buttermilk Scones

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.5
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.1 mg
  • Sodium: 31.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 cups self raising flour
    1 tbsp caster sugar
    pinch of salt
    60g butter
    3/4 cup buttermilk
    extra butter, for brushing
    raspberry jam and whipped cream to serve


Preheat the oven to 220 c/ 200c for fan forced
Line a baking tray with baking paper
Position oven rack on top shel;f of oven
Sift the flour, sugar and salt into a bowl, add the butter. Using fingertips, rub butter into the flour mixture until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs
Make a well in the centre of the mixture. Add buttermilk. Using a flat bladed knife, stir until a sticky dough forms. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently until just smooth.
Using a lightly floured rolling pin, gently roll dough out until 2 cm thick. Using a 6 cm round cutter, cut out the scones. Press left over dough together. Repeat to make 12 scones. Place scones, just touching, on prepared tray. Brush with buttermilk. Bake for 12-15 mins or until golden and hollow when tapped on top. Serve with jam and cream.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BIGEARS2.

TAGS:  Snacks | Snack | Snacks Snack |

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  • Beautiful recipe! Came out with a crispy crust and soft inside which is just how I like them. - 5/2/15

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