Vanilla Cream Scones
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Vanilla Cream Scones

  • Prep Time
    15 minutes
  • Cook Time
    20 minutes
  • Experience
    Medium

Ingredients

Scones:

  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Lantic natural granulated sugar or Rogers natural granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) fine table salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) whipping cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vanilla extract

Topping:

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp (30 mL) Plantation Raw Sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Stir the flour with the granulated sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the butter and cut into the flour mixture using a pastry blender, two knives or fingertips, until mixture is mealy.
  2. Whisk the cream with the egg and vanilla. Stir into the flour mixture; do not over work the dough. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and form into 7-inch (18 cm) round. Cut into 8 triangles. Place the triangles, about 2-inches (5 cm) apart, on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Topping: Brush the tops with cream and sprinkle with raw sugar. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Tips

  • • Add 1/2 cup (125 mL) raisins or mini chocolate chips.
  • • Use good quality vanilla extract for best flavour.

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