Scone Recipes: Cream Scones
These sweet scones are a little different because it doesn't contain any dried fruit. It is a good one to use for a cream tea with clotted cream and strawberry jam.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
Whip together cream, egg, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Pat dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch round cutter or slice into triangles, and place on baking sheet
Whisk together egg white and 1 teaspoon water; brush mixture over tops of scones. Sprinkle scones with additional sugar.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.