Cream SconesRecipe Submitted by the Madison Vineyards B & B
1 cup flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2 T butter, cubed
1 egg, beaten
2-1/2 T cream
2 T pecans, chopped
2 T chopped dried cherries
2 tsp sugar
Preheat oven to 400 deg.F.
Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together. Use fork or
pastry blender to mix in cold, cubed butter until mixture resembles
course meal. Add in cream, egg, pecans and cherries mix with fork and
then kneed by hand gently until mixture holds together and all dry
ingredients are incorporated. Shape into a 6-inch round about 1 inch
thick and cut into quarters. Place quarters on greased baking sheet or
parchment-lined pan and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown.