|Hot from the oven!|
This basic recipe is a perfect base for any number of add-ins. I used these Strawberry Jammy Bits from King Arthur Flour.
The Cream Tea Scone
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, blend:
3 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
3 Tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt
Whisk 1 Egg into 1 cup Buttermilk ans set aside.
Using a pastry blender, cut in:
8 Tablespoons Butter
When mixture is crumbly, cut in reserved Buttermilk mixture.
Add 1 cup Strawberry Jammy Bits (or other fruit/nut bits)
You will probably have to finish mixing everything together by hand.
|Serve with butter|
Bake for 12 - 15 minutes until golden brown.
Serve warm with butter.
Recipe from The King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion, 10th Anniversary Edition.
Enjoy with a lovely cuppa!
|Melk Abbey, Austria|