Scones

Recipe courtesy Alton Brown

Photo: Scones

TOTAL TIME: 30 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 15 min
 
YIELD: 1 dozen
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
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Directions

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Mix well. Cut in butter and shortening. In a separate bowl, combine cream with beaten egg then add to dry ingredients. Stir in fruit. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Roll dough out and cut into biscuit size rounds. Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.
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