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Classic Scones
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Classic Scone

Perfectly sweet balance. A nice toasty breakfast treat.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter frozen
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or dried currants
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  • Mix dry ingredients. Cut butter into dry ingredients, either in a food processor or with a pastry cutter. Add dry ingredients and mix until the dough comes together. Form into a round disk about 12 inches, top with Demerara sugar, and cut with a pizza cutter into 8 pieces. Place on cookie sheet on parchment paper. Bake in pre-heated 400 degree oven for 15 to 17 minutes until baked through and browned on top.