PAT-A-CAKE SCONES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

These would be delicious on a chilly day with cups of hot coffee or tea. Spread them with cream or strawberry jam. Mmm, good!
Recipe & photo: BHG.com

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
Makes 6 to 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
whipping cream
2 tsp
finely shredded lemon peel
whipping cream
sugar
whipped cream (optional)
strawberry (or other) jam (optional)

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, mix together flour, the 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add the 3/4 cup whipping cream and the lemon peel.
2Stir until mixture is crumbly. Knead dough by folding and gently pressing for 10 to 12 strokes or until it can be formed into a ball.
3Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface. Gently roll or pat the dough into a circle 7-1/2 inches in diameter. Cut into 6 or 8 wedges. Place scones about 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
4Lightly brush the scones with additinal whipping crem; sprinkle with additional sugar. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for about 18 minutes or until golden brown.
5Serve while warm. If desired, serve with whipped cream and strawberry jam, or jam or your choice.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy