Your new go-to tender Buttermilk Scones recipe: golden, tender and fluffy, these are a favorite you'll make on repeat!

Prepare the ingredients for making your tender buttermilk scones recipe.

INGREDIENTS

Combine flour, salt, sugar, and butter in a bowl, and rub together until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.

RUB BUTTER INTO FLOUR

Create a well in the flour mixture and pour in the buttermilk.

WET INGREDIENTS

Using a butter knife, gently stir and cut the tender buttermilk scone mixture until it starts to form a rough dough. Don't overmix!

STIR AND CUT

Lightly knead the dough to bring together, then pat into a rectangle on a lightly floured surface.

SHAPE THE DOUGH

Cut each of the tender buttermilk scones cleanly and straight down using a round cookie cutter. Don't wiggle or twist the cutter.

CUT THE SCONES

Place the cut buttermilk scones closely together on a lined baking sheet. Brush the tops with extra buttermilk.

BRUSH TOPS

Bake your tender buttermilk scones until they puff and turn light golden brown.

BAKE

Enjoy your freshly baked, incredibly soft and tender buttermilk scones with jam and whipped cream. See the recipe for alternate flavor ideas to make all kinds of perfect scones!