Scones- English Style
|Categories:||Other Breakfast, Other Breads, Quick & Easy, For Kids|
|Keywords:||butter, dates, whipping cream, golden raisins|
|1/2 c||whipping cream|
|1 1/2 tsp||vanilla|
|2 c||all-purpose flour|
|2 tsp||baking powder|
|1/4 c||cold butter|
|1/4 c||finely chopped pitted dates|
|1/4 c||golden raisins or currants|
|zest of one orange (optional)|
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DirectionsPreheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease large baking sheet or line with parchment paper; set aside.
Beat 2 eggs, cream and vanilla in medium bowl; set aside.Conbine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in dates, raisins and orange zest if using. Add cream mixture; mix until dry ingredients are moistened.With floured hands, knead dough 4 times on lightly floured surface. Place dough on prepared baking sheet; pat into 8-inch circle. With sharp wet knife, gently score dough into 6 wedges, cutting three-fourths of the way through dough.
Beat remaining egg with water; brush lightly over dough.Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes on wire rack. Cut into wedges. Serve warm with marmalade and whipped cream, if desired.