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Easy recipe for Fresh Strawberry Scones. Step by step directions with photos that will turn out the perfect scones. The finishing touch is an amazing glaze that adds just the right amount of sweetness!
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Fresh Strawberry Scones

Easy recipe for Fresh Strawberry Scones. Step by step directions with photos that will turn out the perfect scones. The finishing touch is an amazing glaze that adds just the right amount of sweetness!
Course Dessert
Cuisine British/English
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt cut to 1/4 if you use salted butter
  • 3 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 8 Tablespoons chilled butter cut into small cubes (one stick)
  • 10 - 12 strawberries cleaned hulled and diced
  • 3/4 cup half and half

Glaze

  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 Tablespoons half and half

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Add butter and cut in with a pastry blender.
  • Add strawberries and coat with flour mixture.
  • Add half and half. Stir until mixture comes together. The dough will be very shaggy. Make sure all the half and half is incorporated.
  • Turn dough out onto floured surface.
  • Using your hands, bring the dough together.
  • Gently, with a rolling pin, roll dough until it's about 1/2 in. thick.
  • Using a round cutter, cut as many scones as you can. Place them on a cookie sheet.
  • Pat leftover dough together and cut more scones.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until bottom is golden.
  • Remove and place scones on a cooling rack. Let cool 10 minutes.
  • Make the glaze: Combine ingredients until smooth.
  • Drizzle over cooled scones.

Notes

I used a 3 1/2 inch cutter and got 10 scones.