Delicious South African Scone Recipe: A Taste Of Traditional Flavors

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Classic Buttermilk Scone Recipe

Ingredients:

– 2 cups of self-raising flour
– 1/4 cup of sugar
– 1/2 tsp of salt
– 1/2 cup of cold butter, cubed
– 3/4 cup of buttermilk
– 1 tsp of vanilla extract

Steps:

1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, and salt.
3. Add the cold butter to the dry ingredients and use your fingers to rub the butter into the flour until it resembles coarse crumbs.
4. In a separate bowl, mix together the buttermilk and vanilla extract.
5. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the buttermilk mixture. Stir until just combined.
6. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and gently knead it a few times until it comes together.
7. Pat the dough into a circle about 1 inch thick and use a round cutter to cut out scones.
8. Place the scones on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Cheddar and Chive Scone Recipe

Ingredients:

Big Easy Scones
Big Easy Scones

– 2 cups of self-raising flour
– 1/2 tsp of salt
– 1/2 cup of cold butter, cubed
– 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese
– 1/4 cup of chopped chives
– 3/4 cup of buttermilk

Steps:

1. Follow the same steps as the Classic Buttermilk Scone Recipe, but add the grated cheddar cheese and chopped chives to the dry ingredients before adding the buttermilk mixture.
2. Proceed with the rest of the recipe as directed.

Rooibos and Honey Scone Recipe

Ingredients:

– 2 cups of self-raising flour
– 1/4 cup of sugar
– 1/2 tsp of salt
– 1/2 cup of cold butter, cubed
– 1/2 cup of rooibos tea, cooled
– 1/4 cup of honey

Steps:

1. Follow the same steps as the Classic Buttermilk Scone Recipe, but substitute the buttermilk with rooibos tea and add the honey to the wet ingredients.
2. Proceed with the rest of the recipe as directed.