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Family Day Scones

Michelle

"Here's a quick and easy scone recipe you can whip up on a moment's notice - even when the butter is still cold!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 314 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. Whisk together the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt. in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter with a knife or pastry cutter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the brown sugar.
  3. Whisk together the sour cream, light cream, and vanilla extract in a small bowl, then stir into the flour mixture until just moistened. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead briefly, for five or six turns. Pat or roll the dough out into a 1/2 inch thick round. Cut into 8 wedge-shaped pieces, and place onto the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 314 calories; 16.9 g fat; 36.4 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g protein; 42 mg cholesterol; 426 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

For the flakiest scones use frozen butter grated on the coarse side of a box grater. The little flakes of butter mix in so, well no need to use a pastry blender. I too used all AP flour for lig...

Most helpful critical review

Uses all purpose flour instead of wheat. Scones did not rise like I expected so they were dense. Flavor was good.

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For the flakiest scones use frozen butter grated on the coarse side of a box grater. The little flakes of butter mix in so, well no need to use a pastry blender. I too used all AP flour for lig...

Perfect! The only change I made was to glaze them. Thanks for sharing!

I read the reviews first before making this recipe. I followed everyone's advice and used all purpose flour instead of whole wheat flour. They are really good. Moist and flavourful in the middle...

nice recipe.

Uses all purpose flour instead of wheat. Scones did not rise like I expected so they were dense. Flavor was good.

These scones are absolutely delicious! I will definitely make these again! They have the perfect texture and taste!

These were absolutely amazing! I made Carmel and sugar sauce to go with! I highly recommend you do the same! Carmel sauce: Melt 2 tbs butter, add 1+1/2 cup of sugar semis a lot but it goes a lon...

Super easy to make and yummy with butter and honey.

A++++++ I used all AP flour and whole milk. These went fast. I immediately made a second batch. So good.