Traditional Cream Scones

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These scones are real good for breakfast or a snack, I like them as much as biscuits.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8 scones
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
3 tsp
baking powder
pinch
salt
1/4 c
butter
2
eggs
1/2 c
half and half cream
additional granulated sugar (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 450F. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or your fingers until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

2Break eggs into a small bowl, reserving alittle of the white. Whisk eggs and stir in the cream. Add to the flour mixture, stirring with a fork until a soft dough forms.

3Place dough on a floured work surface, knead for about 30 seconds and roll into an oblong 3/4 inch thick. Cut into triangles, or into diamonds by making diagonal cuts in one direction and then in the other direction. Mix the reserved egg white with 1 tsp. water and brush over tops. Sprinkle with granulated sugar, if desired.

4Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool slightly on wire rack and serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American