Berry Scones

 

Delicious flaky strawberry and blueberry scones.

Makes 8 mini berry scones

 

Things you'll need

Ingredients
  • 2 large strawberries, quartered and sliced
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (4oz) unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • Granulated sugar, for sprinkling
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon hot water
Equipment
  • Pastry brush
  • Stand mixer
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • 2 1/4 inch circle cutter

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the yolks, heavy cream and vanilla. 
  3. In stand mixer on a low speed, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cubed butter until a coarse meal forms, about 5 minutes.
  4. Slowly add the cream mixture until dough holds together when pinched.
  5. Using your hands, gently mix the blueberries and strawberries into the dough.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, pat the dough into a disk about 1 inch thick. 
  7. Cut out scones using the circle cutter, place on baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Dip cutter in flour between cuts.
  8. Brush tops of scones with heavy cream and sprinkle with sugar. 
  9. Bake until edges turn golden brown, 24-26 minutes. 
  10. In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar and hot water until smooth. Drizzle over scones. 

 

Written By Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino Merch