Strawberries and Cream Scones

Foodista
12Ingredients
580Calories
35Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter (cold, preferably cut into cubes and chilled before use)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons milk (or until the mixture is slightly moistened)
  • 1/2 cup strawberries (diced, thoroughly washed and dried)
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten mixed with a tablespoon of water for egg wash)
  • raw sugar (sprinkle with coarse)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F.
  2. Cube and chill butter.
  3. Combine dry ingredients, flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, salt, and cinnamon, in a large bowl.
  4. With your fingertips work the butter into the flour mixture.
  5. Make a well in the center of the butter and flour mixture. Add the heavy cream and stir.
  6. Add a tablespoon of milk and stir until the dough is moistened but not wet.
  7. Add the diced strawberries.
  8. Gently work the strawberries into the dough and kneed it together.
  9. Pat into an 8 inch circle and cut triangles. Do not be afraid of using flour, excess flour can always be dusted off.
  10. Transfer scones to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  11. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse raw sugar.
  12. Bake at 425F for 12-15 minutes or until the tops and edges are golden.
  13. Cool on a cooling rack.
  14. Drizzle with vanilla or lemon glaze which is nothing but powdered sugar with a drop of liquid of your choice.
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NutritionView more

580Calories
Sodium36%DV860mg
Fat42%DV27g
Protein20%DV10g
Carbs26%DV77g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories580Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat27g42%
Saturated Fat16g80%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol135mg45%
Sodium860mg36%
Potassium210mg6%
Protein10g20%
Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate77g26%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars24g48%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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