Easy Fluffy Scones Recipe

Easy Fluffy Scones Recipe
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How To Make Easy Fluffy Scones

These scones are light and airy, perfect for a delightful breakfast or afternoon tea treat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional: 1/2 cup dried fruits, such as raisins or cranberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Add the cold cubed butter to the flour mixture. Use a pastry cutter or your fingertips to cut the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix the milk and vanilla extract together. Pour the milk mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. If desired, fold in dried fruits.

  5. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and gently knead it a few times until it comes together. Be careful not to overwork the dough.

  6. Pat the dough into a circle about 1-inch thick. Use a round cookie cutter or a drinking glass to cut out scones. Place them onto the prepared baking sheet.

  7. Optional: Brush the tops of the scones with milk for a shiny finish.

  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the scones are golden brown and cooked through.

  9. Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 16g
  • Saturated Fat : 10g
  • Cholesterol : 45mg
  • Sodium : 480mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 38g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 9g
  • Protein : 5g
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