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Fresh Strawberry Scones

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Looking for a delicious strawberry scones recipe? These moist and tender scones are studded with fresh strawberries and have an amazing taste.
strawberry scones sitting on a white plate

The Perfect Fresh Strawberry Scones Recipe

Is it me or have the strawberries this summer been exceptionally good? I’m not sure why they taste so great this year, it could just be the fact that I forgot how great ripe summer strawberries taste! Whatever the reason, I went a little overboard when I saw these juicy berries on sale at the grocery store this week. $4.95 for four pounds of strawberries? There was no way I was passing that up!

There are many summer fruits that I look forward to seeing arrive in the farmers markets and grocery stores, but no summer fruit gets me quite as excited as strawberries. If you’re just as crazy as I am, then the recipe I bring you today will blow your socks off. They’re a wonderful way to indulge your strawberry obsession.

Can I use frozen strawberries for this fluffy scones recipe?

If you are making these fluffy scones, if you do not have fresh strawberries, you can use frozen strawberries. Make sure the strawberries are thawed and sried as best as possible. Using frozen strawberries will give you the strawberry flavor but it will change the texture of the strawberries in the scone.

Can these be made as drop scones?

Drop scones, which are also called  Scotch Pancakes, is like a small thick pancake. If you want to make these into drop scones, you can easily change them to strawberry scotch pancakes. Since these are cooked differently than scones, you will have to play with the cook times when frying them in oil.

Ingredients for strawberry scones

  • eggs
  • heavy cream
  • buttermilk
  • vanilla extract
  • all-purpose flour,
  • sugar
  • baking powder
  • table salt
  • unsalted butter
  • strawberries

How to make a strawberry scones recipe

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Beat 1 egg with 1 tablespoon cream in small bowl; set aside. Whisk remaining egg, remaining 1/4 cup cream, buttermilk, and vanilla together in medium bowl.

Place flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process with six 1-second pulses. Add butter and pulse into flour until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal, about ten 1-second pulses. Transfer mixture to large bowl and make well in the center. Add buttermilk mixture and stir until batter forms moist clumps. Gently stir in strawberries.

Transfer dough to lightly floured work surface and knead gently until dough comes together and is smooth, about 10 seconds. Pat dough into 7-inch circle about 1 inch thick. Using sharp knife or pizza cutter, cut circle into 8 wedges. With pastry brush, remove excess flour from wedges. Transfer wedges to prepared baking sheet. Place in refrigerator 10 minutes. Remove from refrigerator, brush tops with egg and cream glaze, and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.

Bake until lightly browned and toothpick inserted in center of scones comes out with a few crumbs attached, about 15 minutes. Transfer scones to wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

More Things to Know About Making Scones

Even if you don’t love scones, just give this recipe a try! I’m certain that you’ll change your mind. There is just something about them that make them so perfect! If you love these scones you will want to try Pumpkin Scones.

If you’ve never made scones from scratch before there are a few things to remember to ensure you’ll get the moist, tender scone you’re craving:

  • Make sure all of your ingredients (both fats and liquids) remain cold. If it’s a hot day freeze the butter before proceeding.
  • Don’t over work the dough. Over-working the dough will cause the scones to be dry and tough.
  • Keep the scones as cold as possible until they are ready to go into the oven.

Want More Strawberry recipes

If you love strawberry desserts, you are going to love these other strawberry recipes. Delicious and easy to make, your family and friends are going to love these special desserts.

  • Strawberry Pound Cake – This is a sweet moist strawberry pound cake that is sure to be a crowd pleasing dessert. This is one of those recipes as soon as you try it, you will be hooked. With this fresh strawberry pound cake there is afresh strawberry and fluffy cake in each bite. Once you taste this strawberry glaze you are going to think it is completely out of this world. Next time you are wondering what to make with strawberries, this strawberry pound cake with glaze will come to the rescue.
  • Strawberry Dream Layer Cake – This cake was a huge hit at our house. If you make only one layer cake this summer, please let it be this one. It reminds me of strawberry shortcake with a wonderful cream cheese frosting. My husband declared this cake his favorite cake I’ve made thus far!
  • Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes – Wait until you make these delicious Strawberry Cupcakes which are made from scratch. There is no cake mix, no jello, just amazing fresh strawberries, and cupcakes. Tender, moist, and exploding with strawberry flavor! Topped with a homemade strawberry frosting!

 

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Fresh Strawberry Scones


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Description

Looking for a delicious strawberry scones recipe? These moist and tender scones are studded with fresh strawberries and have an amazing taste.

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Ingredients

2 large eggs, divided
1 tablespoon heavy cream plus an additional 1/4 cup, divided
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting work surface
1/3 cup sugar plus 1 additional tablespoon, divided
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon table salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces
2/3 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Beat 1 egg with 1 tablespoon cream in small bowl; set aside. Whisk remaining egg, remaining 1/4 cup cream, buttermilk, and vanilla together in medium bowl.
  2. Place flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process with six 1-second pulses. Add butter and pulse into flour until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal, about ten 1-second pulses. Transfer mixture to large bowl and make well in the center. Add buttermilk mixture and stir until batter forms moist clumps. Gently stir in strawberries.
  3. Transfer dough to lightly floured work surface and knead gently until dough comes together and is smooth, about 10 seconds. Pat dough into 7-inch circle about 1 inch thick. Using sharp knife or pizza cutter, cut circle into 8 wedges. With pastry brush, remove excess flour from wedges. Transfer wedges to prepared baking sheet. Place in refrigerator 10 minutes. Remove from refrigerator, brush tops with egg and cream glaze, and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
  4. Bake until lightly browned and toothpick inserted in center of scones comes out with a few crumbs attached, about 15 minutes. Transfer scones to wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

To Make Ahead: Freeze the unbaked scones on a baking sheet until firm, tightly wrap in plastic wrap and place in a ziploc freezer bag. When ready to bake just pop into the oven straight from the freezer, no need to thaw….just add a few more minutes to the baking time.

Source: Cook’s Country June2005

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