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Strawberry Shortcake Scones

  • Author: Jen

Description

These Strawberry Shortcake Scones make a sweet treat you can enjoy year round.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 TBSP baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 TBSP cold butter, cubed
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 whole milk (or half and half)
  • 1 cup finely chopped strawberries

Icing:

  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 TBSP milk (or half and half)

Instructions

  1. In mixing bowl, add flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, mix,
  2. Add cubed butter and mix at high speed until mixture is crumbly in texture
  3. Add vanilla, and gradually add milk at a slower mixer speed
  4. Add dough to floured surface and fold in strawberries
  5. The moisture from the fresh strawberries with make the dough sticky, you can add a bit more flour until it can easily be handled
  6. Shape dough into 2 rounded domed shaped and then cut each round into fours (total of 8)
  7. Place in fridge and allow to chill for 1 hour
  8. To make the icing add powdered sugar, vanilla, salt and gradually add milk.
  9. Bake scones at 400 degrees for 16-18 minutes. Allow to cool and then drizzle with icing