English Scones

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Cook Time: ~25 minutes


1 Lb Self Raising Flour

1tsp Baking Soda

4 oz cold butter, diced

2 Tbs Caster Sugar (Pulse sugar in food processor 3-4 times)

1 1/4 Cups Buttermilk

2 Tbs Milk

2 tsp Vanilla Extract

1/2 tsp Salt

Optional 4 oz glace Cherries


1) Preheat oven to 425 F. Mix flour, salt, baking soda, cherries if using and butter in a bowl work with fingers until mixture resembles bread crumbs.

2) Quickly mix in buttermilk, a splash of milk, vanilla extract. Mix until a soft dough forms.

3) Press out dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1 1/2 inches, cut out with 2 1/2 inch cutters.

4) Transfer to baking sheet and brush scones with remaining milk. bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Eat warm with jam or clotted cream.


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