Traditional Cream Scones

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

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

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

Ingredients

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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)

How to Make Traditional Cream Scones

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.

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About Traditional Cream Scones

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




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