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Currant Cream Scones

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“The famous British "cream tea" scones. They are wonderful with butter and jam.”
READY IN:
27mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Cut butter into flour, sugar, baking powder and salt until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  3. Stir in 1 egg, the currants and just enough half and half so dough leaves sides of bowl.
  4. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface.
  5. Knead lightly 10 times.
  6. Roll 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Cut dough into 2 1/4-inch circles with floured cutter.
  8. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Brush with 1 egg.
  10. Bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes.
  11. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.
  12. Yields 10 to 12 scones.

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