Monday, May 21, 2012

Scones from Scratch at The Brenham House

We make scones in many varieties.  
Anything you can dream of you can turn into a scone!
Cranberry and Orange, Cherry and Almond, Strawberry, Blueberry, Apricot


Try this recipe
2c. flour, sifted
1 T. baking powder (aluminum free)
1 tsp. salt
2 T. sugar
1 -1/2 sticks of cold butter, diced
2 eggs
1/2 c. cold cream
1 c. dried fruit, diced
optional:  1 tsp.  vanilla, almond, orange or strawberry extract 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a mixer, place all sifted ingredients.  Add butter and mix on low until pea size.  In a small bowl whisk eggs and cream.  Add to the mixer and mix just until blended.  Fold in fruit.  Pour sticky dough out onto floured counter, knead a few times.  Roll out and cut scones with biscuit cutter.  Place on baking sheet with parchment paper.  Egg wash the tops and sprinkle with sugar.  Bake for 15-20 minutes.  Serves 12

Come stay with us at The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast! 
Creamy Eggs Scrambled, Homemade Hash Browns, Peppered Bacon and warm Flaky Buttery, Cherry Almond Scones!  m-m-m-m!


Anonymous said...

Smells great! Looks yummy! Can't go wrong with food made from scratch.

Anonymous said...

Smells great! Looks yummy. There's nothing better than food made from scratch.