Best-ever British Scones

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Hot scones, served as they are removed from the oven, are an English specialty. A must for five o'clock tea. Serve with butter and jam.

  • Preparation: easy.
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes | total baking time 10 minutes
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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add butter.
  2. Combine with your fingers, a wooden spoon or a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form.
  3. Add buttermilk.
  4. Quickly stir to form dough.
  5. Divide dough in half.
  6. Form each half into a ball.
  7. Flatten to a round.
  8. Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
  9. Cut each crosswise into 4 pieces but not all the way through.
  10. Bake on the middle rack at 425°F for 10 – 15 minutes.
  11. Serve hot.Very hot.;)