3 ¼ cup plain flour
1 cup unsalted butter very cold
1 cup buttermilk (very cold)
2tspn baking powder
¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 tspn granulated sugar
How to bake scones :
Add flour ,salt,sugar,baking powder, bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl combine with a fork
Grate the butter using a kitchen grater inside the dry ingredients mixture, use a fork to combine until you reach bread crumbs like mixture .
Place the bowl in the refrigerator for about 15minutes
Remove from the refrigerator and add very cold buttermilk gradually and at the same time mixing with a fork.
Add about 1 tblspn of flour on your working surface and pour your dough ( that is not fully combined at this point but don’t add any extra buttermilk)
Use your hands to mix the dough, eventually it will combine and form a rectangle
Use a dough cutter and cut the rectangle into half, Place the other half on top of the other, and roll into a 1 cm thick rectangle using a rolling pin
Now take your biscuit cutter, cut into desired shapes.
Brush with milk before baking into a preheated oven of 180degrees for about 20 to 25mins.
Now you know How to bake scones
Enjoy your English Scones.
Credit: Fast Food Fati