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Monday, February 11, 2013

Sweet Honey Scones

Yield: 1 dozen biscuit sized scones

These scones are a light, mildly sweet treat that is great for breakfast or any time of day. Serve them drizzled with honey or jam. 

















Ingredients:


  • 4 cups Self Rising Flour and extra to dust
  • 1/2 cups butter cold
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • 1/2 c. dark brown sugar
  • 2 T. melted butter
  • 1 T. sour cream
  • Optional: Add 1/2 - 1 c. dried fruit if you wish such as raisins




Directions:

-Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

-In a large bowl, add self rising flour and mic brown sugar into it.

-cut your butter up in smaller pieces and distribute the pieces evenly over flour.

-Work the flour and butter together gently with your fingers until your mixture turns to a course crumbs texture.

-In a separate bowl, mix sour cream and honey together.

-Pour sour cream honey mixture into flour mixture and fold in until it forms a soft ball.

-Dust your work are with flour.

-Press dough into a 1/2 inch thick disk with your hands or a rolling pin.

***the dough will be very soft so keep your hands and the surface dusted well.

-Use a biscuit or any other shape cutter to cut out scones.

-Place on ungresed sheet pans about 2 inches apart.

-Mix 2 T. melted butter with 1 T. sour cream to brush scones before baking. Repeat brushing 1/2 way through baking.

-Bake scones 10 minutes or until just golden.

Serve warm drizzled with honey :)




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