Strawberry Scones

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CALORIES: 260

PREP: 40 minutes

COOK: 20 minutes

Vegetarian, Nut-Free, Pescatarian

These delicious Strawberry Scones are tender, golden, and subtly sweet. They are perfect served for breakfast or as a satisfying afternoon snack. 


Ingredients

Strawberry Scones
2 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
sugar
1 tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 cup
cold butter, cut into 1/2" cubes
1 cup
diced strawberries
1/2 cup
half and half cream
2
large eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tbsp
milk
Vanilla Glaze
1 cup
icing sugar
2 tbsp
half and half cream
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the chilled butter and mix it into the flour mixture with your hands until it resembles coarse crumbs. Alternatively, this can be done in a food processor. Once the butter is fully incorporated, add the strawberries and stir gently.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the cream, eggs, and vanilla extract.

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix just until a dough begins to form. The dough will be slightly sticky.

Divide the dough in half and transfer the first half to a lightly-floured board. Form it into a disc that is about 1" high and 8" across. Using a sharp knife, cut the disc into 6 equal slices. Transfer the slices to a parchment-lined baking sheet and repeat with the other half of the dough. Using a pastry brush, brush the top of each scone with milk. 

Transfer the scones to the freezer for 20 to 30 minutes. 

In the meantime, preheat the oven to 375°F.

Bake the scones until they just begin to brown on top, between 17 and 20 minutes. Keep a close eye on them. If they begin to brown too quickly, place a piece of aluminum foil over top to slow the browning process.

Remove the scones from the oven and allow them to cool completely.

In the meantime, in a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, cream, and vanilla extract. Drizzle the glaze over the cooled scones.

Enjoy immediately or store them in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


Nutritional Info
Per serving
Calories (kcal)260
Total Fat (g)9
Saturated fat (g)5
Cholesterol (mg)50
Sodium (mg)240
Total Carbohydrate (g)40
Dietary Fiber (g)1
Total Sugars (g)17
Added Sugars (g)16
Protein (g)4
Calcium (mg)89
Iron (mg)1
Potassium (mg)78