Blackberry Cream Scones
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 4 Tbsp butter
- 2 eggs, beaten (reserve 1 Tbsp of egg white for brushing on top)
- 1/3 cup whipping cream
- 1 - 16 oz. can blackberries, well drained
- 2 tsp coarse sugar
In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt until thoroughly blended. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in eggs and cream to make stiff dough. Turn out on a lightly floured board and knead lightly until dough sticks together.
Divide dough into four parts. Roll each part out to make a circle about 6 inches in diameter and about 1/4 inch thick. Arrange 2 circles on an ungreased baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Spoon 1/2 the berries on each circle leaving about 1 inch all the way around. Cover with the remaining two circles and pinch around the edges to seal in the berries. Score the top of each round into quarters with a knife. Brush with the reserved egg white and sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake at 400° F for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve warm.Servings: 8 scones
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