450g self-raising flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g cold butter, diced
2 tbsp caster sugar
284ml pot buttermilk
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
100g Jerte Picota, pitted and chopped
Clotted cream and cherry or strawberry jam, to serve
- Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Put the flour, ½ tsp salt, bicarb and butter into a bowl and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Mix in the sugar.
- Quickly mix in the buttermilk, a splash of milk, vanilla and Jerte Picotas and bring together to form a soft dough. Press out onto a lightly floured surface, to about 3cm thick. Cut out with 5cm cutters.
- Transfer to a lightly floured baking sheet, brush with the remaining milk and bake for 12-15 mins until golden and well risen. Serve with clotted cream and Jerte Picota jam.
- 02 May 2017