PAT-A-CAKE SCONES

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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

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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)

How to Make PAT-A-CAKE SCONES

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.

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About PAT-A-CAKE SCONES

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