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Easter Scones
2 ½ cup All Purpose Flour
2 ½ tsp. Baking Powder
½ tsp. Baking Soda
Pinch of Salt
½ cup of Sweet Butter
2/3 cup Granulated Sugar
¾ cup Dried Fruit such as Cherries, Cranberries, Apricots (chopped)
½ cup Nuts (chopped)
Choice of: Walnuts, Pistachio’s, Hazelnuts or Almonds
½ cup Half & Half
1 large Egg

 

Preheat oven to 400 °

Mix together dry ingredients. Cut in sweet butter with pastry blender. Add sugar, dried fruit and nuts and mix well. Whisk together half & half and large egg. Add to the dry ingredients and stir until just blended. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 8-10 times. Pat into a 9” circle onto lightly greased baking sheet and score top into 12 wedges. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Let cool 5 minutes. Serve with honey butter or jam if preferred.

Preparation Time: Serves: 12
Recipe Origin: United States
Submitted by:
Faz Poursohi
California
United States
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