FAMOUS HALEKULANI SCONES
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 12 scones
  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 3-4 T. Unsalted Butter, room temp.
  • 2/3 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Currants
  • 1 Egg, beaten
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  3. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Blend in butter. Mix in the buttermilk & currants.
  4. Turn dough onto a generously floured surface. Roll to a thickness of 1/2", then cut into 2-2 1/2" rounds. Place on baking sheet, about 2" apart. Brush tops with beaten egg.
  5. Bake 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Serve with topping and strawberry jam.
  6. DEVONSHIRE CREAM SUBSTITUTE
  7. 1/2 Cup Cream Cheese
  8. 2 T. Sugar
  9. 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  10. 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  11. Whip topping ingredients together until fluffy.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Judi says, "Here's my scone recipe from the Halekulani Hotel in Hawaii. It is an uncomplicated formula that uses buttermilk and includes a sprinkling of currants. Pastry Chef Franz Schaier, suggests serving the scones with whipped Devonshire cream & strawberry jam, but if Devonshire cream is not a staple in your fridge, here's a substitute topping.