STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE SCONES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I love my scones! This is a new recipe for me and one I'm going to be making as soon as I have some good fresh strawberries.
Recipe: bhg.com
04-11-15


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Rating:
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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
chopped fresh strawberries
2-1/2 c
plus 1 tbsp. all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
6 Tbsp
butter
1
egg, lightly beaten
3/4 c
whole milk ricotta cheese
1/4 c
whipping cream

Step-By-Step

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1In a small bowl toss together strawberries and the 1 Tbsp. flour, set aside. In a large bowl combine 2-1/2 cups flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

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2Using a pastry blender cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.

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3In a medium bowl combine egg, ricotta and whipping cream. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture; add strawberries. Using a fork, stir just until moistened.

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4Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough by gently folding and pressing it for 10 to 12 strokes or until dough is nearly smooth. Pat dough into a 10x4" rectangle. Cut in half lengthwise and in sixths crosswise to make 12 rectangles.

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5Place rectangles 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush rectangles with additional whipping cream. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 15 to 18 minutes in a preheated 400ยบ oven, or until golden brown. Remove scones from baking sheet. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian