January 22, 2013

Strawberry Scones

On the Menu Today~
Strawberry Scones

When strawberries are in season,
make these delicious scones with
fresh picked strawberries....or
purchase some strawberries from the
grocery store and take a big bite of summer~

 A sensational strawberry scone~
Vanilla or lemon icing would be perfect
on these delicious scones.

Strawberry Scones

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup butter, cold and cubed
  • 3 tablespoons honey-strawberry or strawberry yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • coarse sugar, optional
Cooking Directions
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat oven 425º
  2. In medium bowl, mix flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Cut in cold, cubed butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In small bowl, mix together egg and yogurt. Add egg mixture to flour mixture, mix until moistened. Add chopped strawberries and lemon zest. Turn mixture onto a floured surface and knead gently 6 to 8 times. Pat into a 6 inch circle, cut into 4 wedges. Separate and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with sugar, optional.
  3. Bake at 425º for 12 to 15 minutes.

Strawberry, Scones

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