STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE SCONES

6
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

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE SCONES

Step-by-Step

  1. In 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.
  2. Using a pastry blender cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.
  3. In 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.
  4. Turn 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.
  5. Place 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 400º oven, or until golden brown. Remove scones from baking sheet. Serve warm.

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About STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE SCONES

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




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