BUTTERMILK SCONES

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, very cold and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup buttermilk (or more)
  • egg yolks
  • cream
  • raw sugar

Directions

  • Put dry ingredients in food processor, pulse to mix.
  • Add butter, pulse until butter is in pieces about the size of a hazelnut.
  • Dump into bowl.
  • Pour in buttermilk and mix with a fork until a shaggy mass forms.
  • Form into a disk about 1 1/2 inches high, cut disk in half and in half again.
  • Cut each of the 4 pieces either into thirds to get 12 or in half again to get 8.
  • Place on parchment lined sheet pan and freeze for 20 minutes Remove from freezer, brush tops with egg yolk/cream mixture sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake for about 12 minutes at 400.

Notes

Categories: Bread  Breakfast  Oven  Scone 
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