Wholemeal scones

Recipe given to me by Granny Bridie Acton

Rhys Mannion

Rhys Mannion
Wholemeal scones
Rhys Mannion


150g plain flour                            25g butter or margarine

½ tsp bread soda                          25g sugar (optional)

Pinch of salt                                  150-200ml buttermilk

150g Wholemeal flour

To glaze: 1 egg beaten, sesame seeds


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°c/fan 170°c/gas 5. Grease a baking tray.
  2. Sieve the plain flour, bread soda and a pinch of salt into a bowl. Add the wholemeal flour.
  3. Rub in the butter or margarine, then stir in the sugar.
  4. Gradually add the buttermilk to make a stiff dough stirring with a wooden spoon.
  5. Turn onto a floured surface and knead lightly until smooth underneath. Turn smooth side up, press 2cm in thickness and cut into scones using a small cutter.
  6. Place on the greased tray. If glazing, brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool on a wire tray.

Serve with warm butter


Original Writing

This page was added on 13/02/2018.

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  • These look very tasty indeed. Perfect with a big mug of tea.

    By Tommy (23/03/2018)

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