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Delicious Soft Plain Yogurt Scones at your fingertips
A scone is a baked good, usually made of either wheat or oatmeal with baking powder as a leavening agent, and baked on sheet pans. A scone is often slightly sweetened and occasionally glazed with egg wash. The scone is a basic component of cream tea.
Soft Plain Yogurt Scones
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 25 minutes
- Yield: 16 scones 1x
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Easy
Read 7 Baking Tips for Making Better Scones to make sure you have the best scones ever!
- 125g butter
- 6 tablespoon castor sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup Yoghurt or buttermilk
- 3–4 cups flour sifted
- 8 teaspoon baking powder
- Egg and milk mixture to brush the tops
- Beat the butter, sugar, and eggs until light.
- Add buttermilk and continue beating until all is incorporated.
- Lastly, sift the flour and baking powder and add to the above mix to a soft dough.
- Roll out on floured surface ±1 ½ cm thick and cut with a circle cutter.
- Place on a baking tray, and brush with egg or milk.
- Bake for 10 minutes at 180C / 350F deg.
- Delicious treat accompanied by a hot cup of tea or coffee with a generous amount of butter, fruit jam, and whipped cream!
- I rubbed butter into the flour mixture and added liquids to make a soft pliable dough.
Prepared, tried, and tested by Feriel from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs and SA Tasty Recipes – Saffas Daily Recipes
- Serving Size: 1 scone
- Calories: 195
- Sugar: 5.6 g
- Sodium: 25.7 mg
- Fat: 8.4 g
- Carbohydrates: 25.8 g
- Fiber: 0.7 g
- Protein: 5.3 g
- Cholesterol: 54 mg
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12 thoughts on “Soft Plain Yogurt Scones”
180 for 10 minutes? seems like a real low temp for a short period of time…could this be a mistake?
Hi, Linda Thank you for writing in. It’s 180C / 350F. Hope that helps. I did check as per the original post and that’s correct. Hope this will help.
thanks so much must of missed the C thinking F trying tonight
Hi Linda. Awesome, please let me know how it turned out. Would love to hear your feedback and I am sure the original person that submitted this will be happy to hear from you as well. I will forward your note to her once I hear from you.
Happy New Year to you
Mmmm, these look delicious! Will definitely be trying this recipe…and soon!
Thanks my dear friend, hope you will enjoy them
These look lovely and tssty Esme, I have nominated you for a sunshine blogger award. Thanks for all your support.
Hi Marian – WOW – thank you so much for thinking of me and the nomination. I am flattered and honored. I will check it out soon, thanks again
These look so great!! Will definitely be making these this weekend
Hope you will enjoy it Amy
Where is the yogurt?
Amy, thanks for pointing it out. You can use yogurt or buttermilk