Mile High Scones

Clare Butler

By
@clareterese

I received this recipe from a friend in London. The result is light, flaky, mile high scones, every time!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 1/4 tsp
salt
6 Tbsp
cold butter, cut into cubes
3 Tbsp
sugar
3/4 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 dash(es)
lemon juice
1
beaten egg
sugar for sprinkling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place baking sheet in oven to preheat as well.
2
Warm milk in the microwave for 30 seconds. Add vanilla and lemon juice to milk. Set aside. In a separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients with a whisk. Add butter to dry mixture and use your hands to quickly incorporate the butter until the mixture beings to crumble. Make a well in the center of the dry and add the wet, mixing just until combined.
3
Gather dough together and on a floured surface fold the dough over itself 4 times, leaving it at 2 inches in height. Cut into scones using a sharp knife or round cutter. Brush beaten egg on and sprinkle sugar on top.
4
Carefully place scones on hot baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Eat or freeze immediately. Serve with jam and homemade clotted cream!!!

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Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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