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    Cream Tea Scones

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

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    15 mins

    K9 Owned's Note:

    Traditional at English Tea time - these are some of the simplest and best scones I have made. The recipe was originally from a 1987 Canadian Living Cookbook.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    scones

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
    2. 2
      Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl, combine eggs, egg yolk and cream - beat with a fork until well blended.
    4. 4
      Add the liquid mix all at once to the dry ingredients, stirring with a fork to make a soft, slightly sticky dough - add a little more cream if necessary.
    5. 5
      Press into a ball and knead gently on a floured surface about 10 times.
    6. 6
      Roll out dough to 1/2 inch thick and cut in to triangles or rounds.
    7. 7
      Place on an ungreased baking sheet and brush with egg white then sprinkle lightly with sugar.
    8. 8
      Bake in a pre-heated 425 degree oven for 12 - 15 minutes or until golden.
    9. 9
      Now the very best part. Serve them warm with butter, raspberry or strawberry jam and to be really traditional you may also add a dollop of Devonshire cream. Whipping cream is a good substitute.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 04, 2014

      55

      K9 Owned. These biscuits are wonderful. I loved the simplicity. They were quick and easy to make, with ingredients that I always have on hand. These biscuits were just perfect, big, crisp and tender, full of flavor. They were equally as good cold as they were warm or toasted. I served them with Holiday Cranberry Butter for a real decadent treat. I`ll be making these often. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe. Made for Name That Ingredient Tag Game.

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    • on September 03, 2012

      55

      Made this as written. Topped with raspberry jam. Quick, easy to make, nice and tender. Thank You. Made for ZWT8.

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    • on September 01, 2012

      55

      A really nice scone that was easy to make. I found the dough to be an easy-to-work-with texture. I did end up adding about 1/2 cup of raisins before adding the liquid mixture. The scones came out nice and moist with great color from the egg white wash. I think this is a great basic scone recipe that is perfect for all kinds of additional ingredients - blueberries, chocolate chips, etc. Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT 8.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cream Tea Scones

    Serving Size: 1 (591 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 154.5
     
    Calories from Fat 64
    41%
    Total Fat 7.2 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 4.2 g
    21%
    Cholesterol 46.6 mg
    15%
    Sodium 278.5 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 18.9 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    8%
    Protein 3.5 g
    7%

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