Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly dust a flat baking tray with plain flour
Add flour, salt and butter and mix speed 7 for 40 seconds. Mixture should resemble largish breadcrumbs
Add sugar and quick stir 10 seconds.
Add buttermilk and mix speed 2 for 15 seconds. Scrape down bowl and repeat if necessary.
Tip dough out onto a lightly floured bench and knead gently until smooth (don’t knead dough too much or scones will be tough). Shape/roll into a 2 cm high square.
Cut with a 5 cm circle cutter and place on prepared tray about 1 cm apart. You should get 9 scones
Sprinkle tops with a little plain flour. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and well risen. Transfer to a wire rack. Serve warm with jam and cream.