STRAWBERRY CREAM SCONES

STRAWBERRY  CREAM SCONES

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, cold, cut into pieces
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries, chopped
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon water

Instructions

  1. SIFT together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. CUT the butter into the flour using a pastry blender or your hands until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. MIX the strawberries into the flour mixture. Set aside.
  4. WHISK together the heavy cream, 1 egg, and the vanilla extract in a separate bowl.
  5. FOLD the cream mixture into the flour mixture until it combines, then roll it out to a 1½-inch thickness.
  6. USE a round cookie cutter to cut the scones.
  7. BRUSH the scones with an egg wash made from 1 egg and the water. Set aside.
  8. Preheat to 350°F (180°C)
  9. PLACE the scones on top of the parchment paper and cook for 12 minutes at 350°F (180°C), until golden brown.