mel’s kitchen

favorite recipies of a food addict

cream scones January 16, 2007

Filed under: breakfast,snacks — girlymama @ 3:33 pm

these are so so so good. they’re light and flaky and perfect with a cup of coffee. (my kids could eat a whole batch in one sitting!)

Cream Scones

2 c flour
1/3 c sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c mini chocolate chips, dried currants, chopped raisins, whatever
1 1/4 c heavy cream
Wisk dry ingredients together in a bowl (including the add-in of your choice). Add cream and mix together with a wooden spoon until just mixed. Dump out on a floured surface and press into a flat sphere.* Cut into pieces and place on a ungreased cookie sheet. Brush the tops with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 425 for 12-15 minutes, until tops are just brown.

*do not over-mix or they will become like rocks when you bake them! its okay when the dough should be crumbly and barely holding together. that’s what makes them so flaky.

recipe origin: Joy of Cooking

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