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    Vanilla Cream Scones

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Annacia's Note:

    Scrumptious scones from Cooks Illustrated magazine. The dough is quickly done using the food processor if you wish.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. 2
      Place the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and butter in a food processor and plulse everything in 3-second intervals until it resembles course meal, (If doing this by hand, use 2 knives, a pastry blender or your fingers until the mixture resembles course meal).
    3. 3
      Transfer everything to a large bowl. Stir in heavy cream, egg, and vanilla mixing the dough by hand until it forms into a uniformed and slightly moistened dough. *You can also use your Kitchenaid with the dough hook on the slowest speed for a few minutes.
    4. 4
      divide the dough into 4 equal portions. Make dough to make 4 circles and 16 scones:.
    5. 5
      On a floured surface gently roll one portion at a time into a ball.
    6. 6
      Flatten the ball until your disk is approximately 3/4″ in height.
    7. 7
      Press down the outside of the dough circle so the center is slightly taller.
    8. 8
      Dampen tops of each disk with a 1/2 tsp milk or cream and evenly sprinkle sugar on top of each circle.
    9. 9
      Cut each circle in quarters.
    10. 10
      Bake on a ungreased cookie sheet, or line a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake for 15 minutes or until they are lightly golden brown. Remove scones from baking sheet and cool on a wire rack.
    11. 11
      Serve with butter and jam. Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 04, 2014


      Delicious! I needed a bit more cream to pull the dough together but I was mixing by hand. I added dried lavender and these were amazing!

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    • on November 20, 2012


      Make my Recipe Reunion Tag Game: I am so happy to find this scone recipe - it is delicious and easy to prepare and tastes out of this world

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    Nutritional Facts for Vanilla Cream Scones

    Serving Size: 1 (641 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 145.1
    Calories from Fat 67
    Total Fat 7.4 g
    Saturated Fat 4.5 g
    Cholesterol 34.6 mg
    Sodium 150.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 17.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 4.8 g
    Protein 2.2 g

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