Strawberries and Cream SconesFoodista
2 cups flour
1/3 cup granulated white sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
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 eggs (lightly beaten mixed with a tablespoon of water for egg wash)
raw sugar (sprinkle with coarse)
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1Preheat the oven to 425F.
2Cube and chill butter.
3Combine dry ingredients, flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, salt, and cinnamon, in a large bowl.
4With your fingertips work the butter into the flour mixture.
5Make a well in the center of the butter and flour mixture. Add the heavy cream and stir.
6Add a tablespoon of milk and stir until the dough is moistened but not wet.
7Add the diced strawberries.
8Gently work the strawberries into the dough and kneed it together.
9Pat into an 8 inch circle and cut triangles. Do not be afraid of using flour, excess flour can always be dusted off.
10Transfer scones to a parchment lined baking sheet.
11Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse raw sugar.
12Bake at 425F for 12-15 minutes or until the tops and edges are golden.
13Cool on a cooling rack.
14Drizzle with vanilla or lemon glaze which is nothing but powdered sugar with a drop of liquid of your choice.
PER SERVING *
|Calories580Calories from Fat240|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat240|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.