Cream Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¼ to 1 ½ cups heavy cream, plus more for brushing the scones
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

      288 calories; 15 grams fat; 9 grams saturated fat; 4 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 33 grams carbohydrates; 0 grams dietary fiber; 9 grams sugars; 4 grams protein; 56 milligrams cholesterol; 297 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

8 large scones

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and position a rack in the top third of the oven. Thoroughly combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the center of this mixture, add 1 1/4 cups of cream and stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients with a fork. Work quickly, stirring as little as possible, until a soft, shaggy dough forms. Add more cream, a tablespoon at a time, if the dough seems too dry.
  2. Use a large serving spoon or cup measure to drop the batter onto an ungreased baking sheet, allowing at least 2 inches between each scone. Brush the top of each with heavy cream and bake until golden, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

30 minutes

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