Strawberry Jam Scones

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READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in medium-sized bowl.
  • Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Add cream all at once,stirring with a fork to create a soft dough.
  • With floured hands, press dough into a ball and on lightly floured surface, knead gently about 3 times.
  • Pat dough into 3/4" thick round and cut with floured 2" cookie cutter. Gather up scraps and repeat with remaining dough.
  • Transfer rounds to prepared baking sheet.
  • Place jam in pastry bag fitted with plain tip or large heavy-duty freezer bag with hole cut in one corner. Using the tip of a knife, poke hole in the side of each scone. Pipe jam into each hole, ensuring that jam is placed in the middle of each scone.
  • Brush top of each scone lightly with beaten egg.
  • Bake in centre of preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool on racks.
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