Buttermilk Scones

This month we have Buttermilk Scones to make. I was excited to use a tip from Shirley…I bought powdered buttermilk…game changer! How many times have I bought buttermilk only to use very little of it?! I ordered some online and it seriously couldn’t be easier to use. Such a great tip!!

These were super easy to mix, cut, and bake. I added a little sanding sugar on top but other than that, baked them as called for in the original recipe. There were some variations available, but I wanted to see what they tasted like before I changed the flavor…and also because I could use the leftover ones to get a jump start on next months recipe which uses these! 😍

I was expecting these to taste sweeter but I guess I shouldn’t have because there is very little sugar in them. 🤷‍♀️. We thought they could have used more sugar or flavor…they were quite bland, not really a keeper on their own. But that is ok…I will use them for the next recipe of bread pudding that uses them and we will see how that goes!

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5 thoughts on “Buttermilk Scones

  1. Powdered buttermilk – I haven’t heard of it before but it’s a revelation. Thanks for the heads up about the sweetness (or lack thereof).

  2. Thanks for mentioning me in your post regarding the buttermilk powder. I don’t remember when I talked about its use. But there were times I was frustrated not being able to get fresh buttermilk. It has been a big help to have the powder ready for my baking and cooking needs whenever the occasion arises. I agree with you the scones can benefit from a little more sweetness.

  3. You and I are on the same page. I have used powered buttermilk before but it can be more watery than fresh buttermilk. I usually decrease the amount. On to the next recipe.

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