pound of flour
2 T sugar
1 t baking soda
1 t cream of tartar
1/4c - 1/2c buttermilk.
Mix Flour, Sugar, baking soda, cream of tartar.
Then chop in butter with a pastry cutter or two forks until mixture is a dustier version of pie crust.
In a separate container beat egg with 1/4c - 1/2c buttermilk.
Make dry ingredients into a mountain with a hole in the center.
Start by slowly add liquids into center and work your way through out until you get a sticky dough that pulls away from itself.
Not to wet, not to dry.
Add a selection of berries and nuts or savory items such as grated cheese and parsley to your liking.
Form dough into a a ball and semi flatten.
Cut into 4 or 6 triangles dust with flour and put onto a baking tray.
Bake in the oven at a moderate temperature for approx. 45 minutes until scones are golden brown.