Vanilla scones

I add different ingredients in the final mixing step just to offer variety. Berries, choc chips, etc.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup(s) confectioners sugar
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 cup(s) cold butter cut into 12 pieces
  • 2/3 cup(s) whipping cream room temp plus 1 tsp
  • 1 tablespoon(s) pure vanilla extract plus 1/4 tsp
  • 1 teaspoon(s) granulated sugar


  1. Grease a large baking sheet; set aside. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Use a pastry cutter or 2 knives to cut in butter until mixture is very coarse. Combine 2/3 cup of cream and 1 Tbsp vanilla; add to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto generously floured surface. Gently press dough together and pat into circle about 3/4 inch thick & 7 1/2 inches in diameter. In a small bowl, combine remaining 1 tsp cream & 1/4 tsp vanilla. Brush cream mixture on top of dough; sprinkle with granulated sugar. Cut dough circle into 8 wedges. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
December 2013

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