How to Make Scones

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How to Make Scones Recipe
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Equipment you will need: a large bowl, a glass measuring cup, 2 cookie sheets, rubber scraper, a large knife, cooling rack. I use a kitchen scale to weigh the ingredients.

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Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.

Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.

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Cut butter & add to dry ingredients.

Cut butter & add to dry ingredients.

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Use your fingers to pinch the butter in till it looks like coarse crumbs.

Use your fingers to pinch the butter in till it looks like coarse crumbs.

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Combine buttermilk, egg (slightly beaten) & vanilla.

Combine buttermilk, egg (slightly beaten) & vanilla.

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Add nuts, fruit, or other mix-ins (This batch is roasted tomato & gruyere).

Add nuts, fruit, or other mix-ins (This batch is roasted tomato & gruyere).

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Add buttermilk mixture and stir just until combined. The dough will be wet.

Add buttermilk mixture and stir just until combined. The dough will be wet.

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Turn dough into a well-floured surface and knead 4-5 times. Divide dough in half.

Turn dough into a well-floured surface and knead 4-5 times. Divide dough in half.

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Pat the dough into a 6" circle.

Pat the dough into a 6" circle.

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Cut into 8 pie-shaped wedges.

Cut into 8 pie-shaped wedges.

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Places wedges on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a Silpat mat as shown.

Places wedges on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a Silpat mat as shown.

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Turn the oven down to 450 and bake for 7 minutes then switch sheets top to bottom. Cool on wire rack.

Turn the oven down to 450 and bake for 7 minutes then switch sheets top to bottom. Cool on wire rack.

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Flavor Possibilities: cinnamon-pecan, white chocolate-cranberry/blueberry, Heath toffee bits-milk chocolate, orange-chocolate, cheddar-bacon...Or anything you think will be tasty! Have fun!

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