Friday, July 06, 2007

Blueberry Scone Recipe


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Originally uploaded by SunnyNole.
BLUEBERRY SCONES

2 tbsp. sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
3/4 c. butter
1 lg. egg
1 1/2 c. half & half
1 1/2 c. blueberries
1 tbsp. sugar

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Grease large baking sheet. In large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Blend in butter with pastry blender until pastry is coarse and crumbly. Separate egg. Place egg whites in cup. Beat egg yolks with fork. Stir in half & half. Add mixture to dry ingredients and mix until mixture forms a soft dough.
Turn dough unto lightly floured surface and knead gently 5 or 6 times. Gently knead blueberries. Divide dough in half. Roll each half of dough into 7 inch circle. Cut into 4 wedges each. Place scones 1 inch apart on greased baking sheet. Pierce with tines of fork. Brush with reserved egg white. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.

*adapted from two scone recipes, P. Deen and Cooks.com

1 comment:

Sheena, Hannah & Hailey said...

Yum! I may have to try that one day. I am starting to get into cooking. Or at least I'm trying.