Makes 4 Scones


  • 250g plain flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 250ml butter milk (sour milk) approximately
  • 1tbs sunflower oil


To make sour milk add 1dessert spoon white wine vinegar to 250g full fat white milk and leave overnight.

Mix the flour, salt, soda and buttermilk lightly and quickly to give a soft but not sticky dough. Turn out onto a well-floured surface, cut in half. Roll each half into a square 1cm/2cm in thickness, cut into four, place on a heated griddle. Bake for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Put a dry cloth over the bread while cooking, this helps it to cook through