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Strawberry Scones

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Servings: 8 scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup Sugar plus 2 teaspoons , divided
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Butter cold and cubed
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, lemon peel, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cream just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead five times. Gently knead in strawberries, about five times. Pat into an 8 inch circle; brush with egg and sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cut into eight wedges.
  • separate wedges and place 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425* for 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.