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Buttermilk Scones Recipe
Veg HT CD CBF Irish 35mins
Hot Cold Vegetarian Pastries
Ireland British Europe
225g/ 8oz Self-raising Flour
A pinch of Salt
1 Egg, beaten
Milk to glaze
Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas Mark 7 and flour a baking
2. Mix the flour together with the salt in a large mixing bowl then
rub in butter with your fingertips until it resembles very fine
3. Add the egg and most of the buttermilk, mixing quickly with a
knife until it starts to come together and form a soft dough, adding
a little extra buttermilk if necessary.
4. Turn onto a floured surface and roll out or press lightly to no
less than 2.5cm/ 1 inch thickness.
5. Cut into 5cm/ 2 inch rounds, place on the baking sheet and glaze
the tops with a little milk. Bake for about 15 minutes until lightly
Cool on wire racks
End of instructions
Serve warm or cold split in half and spread with butter or jam
Key techniques required to make this
cook in an enclosed oven
in The incorporation of fat into flour.
Butter is softened and cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and
forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully
incorporated and the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs in appearance.
M ain equipment required to make
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