Basic Cream Scone

  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup cream, milk or half-and-half image placeholder

In a mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a separate bowl, combine eggs and cream until well blended. Stir cream mixture into dry ingredients until they are moistened.

Divide the dough into 2 8-inch rounds on a greased baking sheet Cut the dough with a sharp knife into 8 wedges. Brush the top with milk and sprinkle on sugar. Bake at 400° F for 10 to 15 minutes or until the scones are golden brown.

Servings: 8 scones
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member