Originating from the British Isles, buttermilk scones have become a cherished treat enjoyed worldwide. These delightful pastries boast a tender, flaky texture and a subtle tanginess, thanks to the inclusion of buttermilk in the dough.
Traditionally served at afternoon tea or breakfast, buttermilk scones have evolved into a versatile baked good that can be paired with various toppings like clotted cream, jam, or even enjoyed on their own.View steps to make Buttermilk Scones
Buttermilk Scones Ingredients
- Oven Tray
8cm x 19cm (base) square cake pan
- Scone Cutter
Making the Buttermilk SconesPreheat Oven
Notes & Tips
Tips: Serve with jam and whipped cream
1. Spiced Date Scones: Add 1/3 cup finely chopped dried dates and 1 tsp mixed spice after the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
2. Basil and Parmesan Scones: Add 1/4 cup finely chopped basil leaves and 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese after the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
3. Bacon and Chives Scones: Cook 4 chopped shortcut bacon rashers. Add them after the mixture resembles breadcrumbs, along with a tablespoon of finely chopped fresh chives.
Discover the timeless charm and irresistible taste of buttermilk scones – a classic that transcends cultural boundaries. Perfect for any occasion, these scones promise a delightful journey of flavors in every bite.