Should you’ve by no means had cream scones, you’re in for a deal with. They’ve probably the most superb texture; they’re tremendous comfortable (not like the laborious, crumbly scones present in so many espresso outlets) with a pleasant crunch on prime from a dusting of granulated sugar earlier than they pop within the oven.
It is a one bowl recipe that’s actually satisfying (and quick!) to make. They’re solely within the oven for about 10-12 minutes they usually take 5, possibly ten minutes to make if it’s your first time. Whisk collectively the dry components, minimize within the butter, stir within the cream, and also you’re off to the races!
The vanilla bean right here is the shining star. Simply take a look at these speckles! I want y’all may scent your display screen proper now as a result of my entire home smelled like a Parisian bakery whereas these have been within the oven.
My favourite half about this recipe is rolling out the dough and reducing out the scones. I really like an excuse to make use of my rolling pin. It at all times makes me really feel like an actual baker! I hope you’re keen on baking these beauties as a lot as I do.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 vanilla bean
1/3 cup unsalted butter, chilly
1 1/4 cup +2 Tbsp whipping cream, divided
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
- Preheat oven to 375 levels F.
- Whisk collectively flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and seeds from one vanilla bean. Reduce in chilly butter with a pastry mix or fork till crumbly. Add 1 1/4 cups whipping cream to batter and stir till mixed.
- Flip dough onto a floured floor. Knead about 5 instances to get a clean dough. Roll dough out in a circle, about half an inch in thickness. Reduce into eight triangles. Brush scones with a remaining whipping cream and sprinkle with remaining granulated sugar.
- Bake on a calmly greased baking sheet for about 10-14 minutes or till barely golden however nonetheless comfortable. Serve heat.