Scones- English Style

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Julia Ferguson

By
@judyjellybean

These scones just came out of the oven. They smell and look amazing. I love scones and usually have to add either orange or lemon zest to perk up the WOW factor.
This recipe comes from Kitchen Aid-3 Cookbooks In 1.
The picture is mine.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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3
eggs, divided
1/2 c
whipping cream
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cold butter
1/4 c
finely chopped pitted dates
1/4 c
golden raisins or currants
1 tsp
water
zest of one orange (optional)

How to Make Scones- English Style

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Conbine 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.
  • 3With 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.
  • 4Bake 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.

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About Scones- English Style

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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