Date and Walnut Buttermilk Scones

Date and Walnut Buttermilk Scones One Perfect Mess recipe wholemeal wholewheat easy baking dates walnuts 12

Nothing beats a classic; except when you take a classic and throw dates and walnuts at it and it becomes an addictively scrumptious, surprisingly wholesome and completely heartwarming little scone. My Nan used to always bake date scones, and her favourite recipe used lemonade, which gave them a wonderful fluffiness. I’ve gone for this buttermilk version (admittedly to use up the leftover buttermilk I had in the fridge), and they turned out wonderfully! The wholemeal flour, sweet, juicy dates and crunchy walnuts promise tantalising texture in every mouthful, and youย could happily experiment withย any dried fruit and nuts you have in your pantry. Think apricot and almond, cranberry and macadamia, sultana and pecan…

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