Classic Cream Scones

Classic Cream Scones
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. baking powder
  • 1 to 1-½ tsp. granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 9 oz. (2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp. table salt
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 2-¾ oz. (½ cup) dried currants (optional)
    • 3 oz. (6 Tbs.) cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes
    • 1 large egg lightly beaten with 1 tablespoon milk for glazing

Position an oven rack in the lower third of the oven and heat the oven to 400°F. Line a heavy baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the currants, if using, tossing until evenly distributed and coated with flour. Cut in the butt...

View full recipe at Fine Cooking

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Variations on Classic Cream Scones

  • Classic Cream Scones
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup whipping cream
    • 1 egg white
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, cubed
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • Sugar
    • +3 other ingredients


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