Classic Buttermilk Scones

Classic Buttermilk Scones

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Community Recipe

  • 10-12
  • Easy
  • 1 hour
  • 20-25 minutes


  • 2 cups Woolworths Cake Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup Woolworths Fresh Buttermilk
  • 125 grams Woolworths Butter with Fresh cream
  • 2 Woolworths Free Range Eggs
  • 1/4 cup White Castor Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1-2 teaspoons Vanilla essence

Cooking Instructions

Sift dry ingredients accept the sugar into a deep bowl.
Rub in the butter into the dry flour mixture.
Lightly beat the eggs,sugar, buttermilk, and vanilla essence together.
Dig a well in the centre of the flour mixture and add the wet ingredients. Mix gently. Be careful not to over work your dough.
Now turn out the dough unto a hard kitchen top and gently knead and pat into a soft dough.
Cut scones using a medium sized scone cutter.
Yields approximately 10-12 medium sized scones.
Place cut scones inverted unto a greased baking pan. Lightly brush with egg or milk and place in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees celsius for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
Serve straight out the oven on its own or with added butter, clotted cream, or jam.

Nerissa Govender Recipe by: Nerissa Govender
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Nerissa Govender is an award-winning news journalist,author and academic.A prolific writer passionate about storytelling, loves the delightful narrative cooking tells. A real home cook who indulges purer palate senses and ingenuity in the kitchen by creating her own wholesomely delicious recipes.

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