Scones
Soft, tall and light, these scones served with jam and cream make the perfect afternoon tea.
Servings Prep Time
9scones 15minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
9scones 15minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly dust a flat baking tray with plain flour
  2. Using multi-blade. Add flour, salt and butter and mix speed 7 for 40 seconds. Mixture should resemble largish breadcrumbs
  3. Add sugar and quick stir 10 seconds.
  4. Add buttermilk and mix speed 2 for 15 seconds. Scrape down bowl and repeat if necessary.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.