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Can I make scones with yoghurt?

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kazzawazzawoo Sat 31-May-14 23:41:37

Dd loves cheese scones so I'd like to bake some. Can I use yoghurt instead of buttermilk? Does anyone have a foolproof recipe?

BelleOfTheBorstal Sat 31-May-14 23:56:13

I have used semi-skimmed milk quite a few times when making scones. That always seems to work.
Using yoghurt, I guess it would depend on the type and adjusting the quantitites due to the yoghurt having a thicker texture than buttermilk..

VivaLeBeaver Sat 31-May-14 23:59:35

You can. I do. Hang on while I try and find recipe.

VivaLeBeaver Sun 01-Jun-14 00:01:39

recipe is for pesto scones though

cazakstan Sun 01-Jun-14 00:04:46

I'd probs whisk an egg into the yogurt and add gradually. Will be no different to using buttermilk.
Cheese scones all around

kazzawazzawoo Sun 01-Jun-14 11:46:04

Lovely, thanks smile

The yoghurt is full fat greek yoghurt.

fredfredgeorgejnr Sun 01-Jun-14 15:48:35

Yes, yogurt is great for making scones, I always tend to use it (and me and DD make scones once a week or so I'd say), particularly for cheese scones where you don't want as light a texture as they tend to be a little more dense.

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