Pear Scones


These pear scones are nice for a light and tasty brunch. Serve them with tea.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 scones


  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 pinch salt

  • cup butter, chilled

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup half-and-half cream

  • 1 cup chopped pear


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Sift together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl; cut in butter until mixture has a crumbly texture. Whisk together egg and half-and-half in a separate bowl; stir egg mixture into flour mixture until combined; stir in pear. Drop large spoonfuls of the dough onto an ungreased baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes; rest briefly on a cooling rack before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

244 Calories
10g Fat
34g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 195mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 97mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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