easy fresh strawberry scones

Fresh Strawberries and Cream Scones

These light and moist scones are packed with fresh strawberry and cream flavor. Easy to make and great for your breakfast!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: scone, scone recipe, strawberry scone
Servings: 8 scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour use pastry or a blend of all-purpose and cake for the ultimate results
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 oz strawberries. washed hulled, and cut into small-ish pieces
  • 2 tbsp sugar for mixing with the strawberries
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter cut into small squares.
  • 2/3 cup of heavy cream or 1/2 & 1/2

Vanilla glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp milk add more until desired consistency
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Mix strawberries and the 2 tablespoons of sugar together...set aside.
  • Mix dry ingredients together. With a pastry cutter, fingers, or fork...cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Gently stir in cream.
  • Gently fold in the strawberries.
  • Gently mix until soft dough forms but is not completely sticking together.
  • Put the dough into the fridge to chill for 30 minutes, if needed.
  • Pour out on to a greased baking sheet and gently form the dough into a large circle about 8 inches in diameter.
  • Cut the circle into wedges and gently pull the wedges apart about 1-2 inches.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown along the edges. Let cool for about 10 minutes before putting the glaze on.

For glaze

  • Mix the powdered sugar, cream, milk, and vanilla together. Add additional milk if needed to get the desired consistency. 
  • Drizzle on the scones.
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