Fluffy Buttermilk Scones

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Fluffy Buttermilk Scones

by Julie Yee

Simple, fluffy and tasty buttermilk scones – a perfect breakfast treat or afternoon snack! The buttermilk gives a lovely, light texture to these scones. Add in dried fruits for a touch of sweetness, or caramalized onions and chives for a savoury treat! 

Cuisine : Baking Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 30 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 40 mins Serves : 4-6


  • 75g Butter
  • 190g Buttermilk
  • 6 tbsp UHT milk
  • 340g Self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp Vanilla powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 70g Sugar


  1. Rub butter into flour gently. Add into sugar.
  2. Pour in the buttermilk. Mix into a sticky dough.
  3. Pat the dough into 2cm thick and use a fluted 5cm round cutter to cut.
  4. Glaze with a beaten egg.
  5. Bake at 220ºC for 10-12mins.


  6. Cranberry

  7. Caramelized onions and chives

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