Family Day Scones

Family Day Scones

by Glen Grant 6 months ago
4.4 (9)
20 minutes
314.2 kcal
36.4 g carbs
Description

Here's a quick and easy scone recipe you can whip up on a moment's notice - even when the butter is still cold!

Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup cold butter, cut into chunks
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ⅔ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup half-and-half cream
Directions
  1. 1. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. 2. Whisk together the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt. in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter with a knife or pastry cutter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the brown sugar.
  3. 3. Whisk together the sour cream, light cream, and vanilla extract in a small bowl, then stir into the flour mixture until just moistened. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead briefly, for five or six turns. Pat or roll the dough out into a 1/2 inch thick round. Cut into 8 wedge-shaped pieces, and place onto the prepared baking sheet.
  4. 4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 8 servings
calories: 314.2 kcal
carbohydrates: 36.4 g
protein: 5.4 g
saturated fat: 10.4 g
cholesterol: 41.7 mg
sodium: 426.1 mg
fiber: 2.5 g
sugar: 6.1 g