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Cooking With Our Kingsbridge Kitchen - Aileen's Scones

07th, Mar 2023

What is the secret to making a good scone? Aileen Wilson, our Catering Manager at Kingsbridge North West kindly shares her scone recipe in our new Kingsbridge Kitchen Recipe Book. Why not give them a go for yourself! Check out the full recipe below.


  • 450g self-raising flour                                       
  • 60g margarine (cold cubed)                             
  • 90g castor sugar                                                     
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)                                     
  • 400ml (approx.) buttermilk                                                    


  • Pre heat oven to 160c
  • Weight in the flour, margarine and sugar into a large bowl.
  • Using your fingertips rub together until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add the egg and the buttermilk and gently combine to form soft but firm dough.
  • Turnout onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Dust hands with flour and gently form dough into a ball.
  • Dust rolling pin with flour and roll out to 2cm thickness.
  • Cut into rounds with a 7cm cutter and place on a lightly floured baking sheet.
  • Bake for 18 - 20 minutes.
  • Remove to a cooling rack.

"Best served warm with plenty of butter. Enjoy!" 

Pictured: Aileen Wilson, Catering Manager at Kingsbridge North West

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