Vanilla Yogurt Scones

7
Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

You can also add dried fruit, chocolate chips or nuts or anything else you'd like to these tender scones. I added chocolate chips to half of them and left the other half plain.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sifted all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 5 Tbsp
    cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1
    egg
  • 3/4 c
    lowfat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Vanilla Yogurt Scones

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray or line with parchment paper.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift the flour. Re-measure it (it will end up being more than you needed once sifted) and measure 2 cups into a large bowl.
  4. To the flour, add 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt; Whisk to combine.
  5. Add butter cubes and mix with fingers just until coarse crumbs form.
  6. Add egg, yogurt and vanilla; Mix gently with a spoon just until combined. Don't overmix.
  7. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Pat down with floured hands gently to form a circle 1 inch thick.
  8. Either cut into 8 wedges with a sharp knife or cut into 8-10 small circles. Place onto prepared pan.
  9. To seal the surface, lightly brush with milk and sprinkle with the 1 Tablespoon reserved sugar for a nice finish.
  10. Bake 15 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.
  11. Serve warm either plain or with butter and honey or preserves; or cool on rack and store in an airtight container once cool.

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About Vanilla Yogurt Scones

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland




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