Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Real Scottish scones flavoured with treacle. This recipe is from Jedburgh, in the Borders region of Scotland.

Directions

  1. Sift flour with salt, ginger, sugar and soda into a bowl.
  2. Rub in butter with your fingertips.
  3. Stir in treacle.
  4. Make into a softish dough with buttermilk.
  5. Roll into a round on a floured board, then cut into rounds about 3 inches across.
  6. Cook on a heated girdle, brushed with melted fat until nicely browned below, then turn and cook on the other sides, or bake on a greased baking sheet at 450 for ten to twelve minutes.