Buttermilk Scones with Garnish

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Buttermilk Scones with Garnish
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
12
Ingredients
3 cups self-rising flour (sifted)
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup butter
0.333 cup superfine caster sugar
1 ¼ cups Buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
milk
To serve
butter
Strawberry Jam (or jelly)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
salt

Preparation steps

1.
Preheat the oven to 220°C (200° fan) 425°F gas 7. Lightly grease a baking tray.
2.
Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl. Lightly rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar.
3.
Quickly stir in the buttermilk and vanilla to form a soft dough.
4.
Turn out on to a lightly floured surface. Knead lightly until smooth and pat out to 4 cm | 1 1/4" thickness. Stamp out rounds using a 5 cm | 2" cookie cutter. Re-roll the trimmings and cut out more rounds.
5.
Place on the baking tray and brush the tops with milk. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden and well risen.
6.
Serve with butter and strawberry jam.