SCONES

 

  • Cooking Time: 8–12
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 quart heavy cream (40%)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2½ tbsp baking powder
  • 2 lbs all-purpose flour
  • Egg wash
  • Garnishes, as needed

Directions

  • Gather all ingredients.
  • Put heavy cream in mixer and combine sugar, salt, vanilla and baking powder.
  • Whip until cream achieves medium-heavy peaks.
  • Place in mixing bowl.
  • Pour flour into mixing bowl and incorporate by hand.
  • Be very careful not to over whip.
  • Remove dough from mixing bowl and separate dough into two piles.
  • Garnish with whatever is appropriate (dried cranberries, chocolate, white chocolate, orange zest, etc.).
  • Mix garnish in and form dough into wheels.
  • Cut wheels into 8 pieces each.
  • Place apart on a sheet pan and lightly coat with an egg wash.
  • Bake at 350° F for about 8–12 minutes watching carefully and ensuring they are golden brown and completely cooked.

Notes

Author Credit: Jeffrey Chamberlain

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