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Strawberry Scones

Strawberry Scones

Strawberry Scones

These scones are sure to be a hit at your next brunch, light and flaky and flavorful but not too sweet.
By Deena Wachtel
Strawberry Scones

Strawberry Scones
 
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These scones are sure to be a hit at your next brunch, light and flaky and flavorful but not too sweet.
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Recipe Type: Baking
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 cups AP flour + a bit more for dusting the strawberries
  • ¼ cup sugar + more for dusting
  • 2½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 4 oz. COLD butter, cut into small pieces
  • ⅔ cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup heavy cream + 1 tablespoon for brushing
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine dry ingredients, including zest.
  3. Cut butter into dry ingredients using your fingers until you get a "wet sand" consistency.
  4. Add strawberries and stir to incorporate.
  5. Add cream and bring together until the dough BARELY holds together.
  6. Turn out onto a floured surface and gently press into a 1" thick rectangle.
  7. Cut into 8 squares.
  8. Brush each square with cream and then sprinkle with sugar.
  9. Bake for approximately 14-16 minutes, until the scones are firm to the touch and golden brown.
  10. Enjoy!
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