Venango County Recipe of the Day: Strawberries & Cream Scones

| June 13, 2020

Make these flavorful and delicious scones for your next brunch!

Strawberries & Cream Scones

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
2/3 cup half-and-half cream
1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh strawberries
1 large egg, lightly beaten

Directions

~In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, salt, and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream just until moistened.

~Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead five times. Gently knead in strawberries, about five times. Pat into an 8-in. circle; brush with egg and sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cut into eight wedges. Separate wedges and place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.

~Bake at 425° for 9-12 minutes (or until golden brown). Serve warm.

~Makes eight scones.


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