In short, these are the steps to make the perfect strawberry scones! Worst recipe I ever tried. Scones are one of my favorite breakfast foods to make because they are SO EASY. In order to have flaky scones, you need cold butter (just like making flaky pie crust or homemade biscuits). Combine ingredients in a small bowl, adding more milk if it's too thick and more confectioners' sugar if it's too thin. These strawberries and cream scones are fluffy and tender and just slightly sweet and tart. Required fields are marked *. Don’t over-mix your dough or the scones will become tough. 2 tablespoons (28g) half & half or light cream, 6 tablespoons (85g) cold butter, cut into pieces. They're the perfect vehicle for a dollop of double Devon cream and a dab of jam — strawberry-rhubarb, please. Between the limited time offer and the limited supply (that’s in some serious high demand, let’s be real), I panic and end up single handedly funding the Girl Scouts for the next year. These homemade strawberry cream cheese scones are filled with fresh strawberries and topped with a vanilla glaze. I made these strawberries and cream scones using my basic scone recipe with the addition of fresh strawberries. Place triangles on the baking sheet and place in the freezer for 20-30 minutes, allowing the gluten to relax. Her belief is that gaining an understanding of the processes and the "whys" in baking helps foster confidence in the kitchen. Drizzle some atop each scone. Yum!!! I can’t wait to bake some blueberry cream cheese scones next! Whisk together heavy whipping cream, egg, and vanilla extract. Copyright © On the spur of the moment I wanted to make scones for a post Thanksgiving breakfast. For the scones: These are quite possibly my favorite Valentine. My man loves when I make these for him! I don’t know if I’ll ever try to make a scone without cream cheese, now that I have tried this recipe. Do not overmix the dough or the scones will become tough. In a medium to large sized mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter YouTube LinkedIn. Your email address will not be published. Kristin's approach to baking is to teach foundational recipes, baking techniques, and approachable baking science. You should have about 1-1/3 cups of strawberry pieces. I’d like to try these but I’m out of heavy whipping cream. 🙂. 5 from 10 votes While the scones are cooling, whisk together powdered sugar (starting with 1 cup), heavy whipping cream (beginning with 2 Tbsp), and vanilla extract. With a bit of vanilla glaze, these strawberry scones pretty much have my whole heart. (Umm…probably). Learn how your comment data is processed. Hi Christina, yes I do think buttermilk would work. Add in strawberries, and mix until just combined. For the strawberry scones: Slice each strawberry into 8 pieces by first quartering the berry and then slicing each piece in half. Their marketing strategy is genius, right? So, since I’ve helped fund practically every troop in a 30-mile radius ,  if there was one suggestion I could make to those Girl Scouts, it would be to make some sort of strawberry cookie. I ate them warmed with a little strawberry jam. Add whatever ingredients you like. Thanks for the recipe, can’t wait to try it. Once out of the freezer, brush with heavy cream and sprinkle with sugar. You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. 4. Lightly grease (or line with parchment) two baking sheets, or a full-size or mini-scone pan. They turned out great. Well, it’s almost that time of the year again. For larger scones, press dough into an 8 inch circle about 3/4 of an inch thick and slice into 8 triangles using a sharp knife or bench scraper. I then made a basic powdered sugar glaze with milk to make a beautiful creamy topping. Come join me as I journey through life one recipe at a time! They freeze well. Made these for the second time but at high elevation. 3. Freezing your scones before baking is a tip I learned from King Arthur Flour and this allows the gluten to relax, making lighter, more tender scones. circle; brush with egg and sprinkle with remaining sugar. Your email address will not be published. 2020 People that had a gooey dough may have been over generous with the 1/2c strawberries like I was the first time. though we didn't have fresh strawberries so I thawed some frozen mixed berries and they were still tasty. It has a moderate amount of protein in it which gives the scones the proper texture. Lightly grease (or line with parchment) two baking sheets, or a full-size or mini-scone pan. Using a pastry cutter or two knives, cut butter into the flour until it resembles course crumbs. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. It’s the quintessential spring/summer flavor that pairs with EVERYTHING and it’s pretty much amazing. Total Time 50 minutes. This isn't a dough, it's a goo. Copyright ©2020, A Latte Food. Cream cheese gives these strawberry scones an unbelievably rich, soft texture, making this my favorite go-to scone recipe! They make bomb cookies that they only sell for a limited time and use cute kids to guilt-ask you to buy a box. My favorite silicone spatulas are linked here. For flaky and lite … Bake the scones until they're just beginning to turn golden brown around the edges, 15 to 16 minutes (on a baking sheet or in a mini-scone pan), or 18 to 20 minutes (in a standard scone pan). I love the contrast of the rich buttery flavor against the bright flavors of the strawberries. All-Purpose Flour is the main structure of the scones. Add the 2/3 cup diced strawberries, gently folding them in; the dough will be quite sticky. In a separate bowl, whisk together the strawberry/cream mixture, the egg, the vanilla extract, and the Fiori. Preheat the oven to 375°F. To make the scones: In a blender or food processor, process 1/2 cup of the strawberries with the sugar and half & half or cream until the mixture is smooth. Work in the butter, using a mixer, your fingertips, a fork, or a pastry blender; the mixture should be unevenly crumbly. For smaller scones, press dough into a larger rectangle and slice them smaller. These were just OK, not much flavor and really missed the mark on the texture of a good scone. Works much better adding strawberries to dry ingredients. I'm Michelle and this is where you'll witness my baking addiction. The cream cheese not only pairs perfectly with the strawberries (hello strawberry cheesecake), it also yields a richness in both flavor and texture that is absolutely unbeatable. These strawberry cream cheese scones are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or an afternoon snack! Set aside. apart on a greased, Do Not Sell My Personal Information – CA Residents, 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh strawberries. Drop the dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets; each scone should be about the size of a golf ball. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown on top. Pat into an 8-in. It is light. They begin with my favorite scone base but use cream cheese instead of sour cream.