Scottish Scones with Honey Butter

Enjoy sweet homemade honey butter spread on these traditionally Scottish scones fortified with oats and chopped walnuts.

Love it!
Scottish Scones with Honey Butter

Scottish Scones

  1. 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  2. ¼ cup sugar
  3. 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  4. ½ teaspoon salt
  5. ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge Butter
  6. ¾ cup quick cook oats
  7. ⅓ cup walnuts, chopped
  8. ½ cup milk

Honey Butter

  1. ½ cup Challenge Butter, softened
  2. ¼ cup honey
  1. 1

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry cutter or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  2. 2

    Stir in oats and nuts.

  3. 3

    Add milk, mixing just until moist.

  4. 4

    On lightly floured surface, roll dough into a circle one-half inch thick. Cut into 10 wedges. Place on greased cookie sheet.

  5. 5

    Bake in a 425°F oven for 12-15 minutes.

  6. 6

    In a small mixing bowl, mix together softened butter and honey. Serve with Honey Butter or Strawberry Butter.

Note: Learn how to make compound butter.

Source: Challenge Home Economist


Add Comment

These scones are not as sweet as my usual recipe but I love the walnuts in them and they are yummy with the honey butter. My daughter didn't like them quite as well.


Diane Cullum