300g self-raising flour + extra for kneading
60g COLD butter in blocks + extra for the greasing the baking tray
45g caster sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
A drop of milk for glazing
A handful of sultanas and/or raisins
Warm the oven to about 220°C.
Whilst it is heating up, take the flour, butter, baking powder and sugar, and work them into a crumbly consistency.
Add the raisins and the buttermilk, and mix it in vigorously until the whole thing becomes a doughy mixture. If it is still runny, add more flour until the mixture does not fall off a spoon.
Take your baking tray and grease it with some butter. Then take a large spoonful of your mixture and flick it onto the baking tray. Feel free to make adjustments to its shape. I didn't, but it is just a matter of preference.
Again, as a matter of preference, you may want to glaze the surface of the scones before baking, but I didn't.
Put the baking tray in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
As usual, serve with butter or whipped cream and jam. Enjoy!