9 Ingredient Scones

An easy recipe for your Mother’s Day gathering or tea party

From the LifeMinute.TV Team

May 11, 2023

Whether you're looking for a sweet treat for Mother’s Day brunch or hosting a high tea, look no further than this simple scone recipe.

2 cups all-purpose flour
⅓ cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, frozen
½ cup of your favorite fruit, chip, or nut
½ cup sour cream
1 large egg

-Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C)
-Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
-Mix flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a medium bowl.

-Cut or Grate butter and slowly add into flour mixture
-Toss in fruits, nuts, chocolate or butterscotch chips (whatever you like)
- In a separate small bowl whisk sour cream and egg together
-Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture using a fork until large dough clumps form
-Place dough on a lightly floured surface and pat into a circle, about 3/4-inch thick. Use a sharp knife and cut into 8-16 equal triangles; to make 16, the last cut is a circular motion (see video)
-Place dough on cooking sheet about ½ inch apart
-Bake scones in preheated oven until golden, about 15 to 17 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes; serve warm or at room temperature

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