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Cream Scones

Cream Scones are usually the scone of choice at an English or Victorian tea party.
They are a good partner to tea when you are not having much else to eat.

cream scones

"Pass the scones
pour the tea,
I now
a tea party!"

©Tea Party Circle
tea leaves

Scones Recipe

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 to 1 cup heavy cream

Preheat oven to 425º F. Combine flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Mix well. Add cream a little at a time until a soft dough forms - amounts will vary. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface about 15 seconds. Roll or pat dough 1/2 to 3/4 inch thickness Cut into wedges, rounds or shapes. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Makes 10 to 12 scones.

Optional: Wash/brush the tops lightly with cream and sprinkle with sugar crystals.


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