Strawberry Scones

File this recipe under: Pastries in Under 30 Minutes. Makes 8 scones.

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Ingredients

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Thyme Glaze

1/2 cup Sugar
3-3/4 cups Bread flour
2 Tbsps Baking powder
2 tsps Kosher salt
1 basket Strawberries, stemmed and sliced
2-1/2 cups Cold heavy cream, plus 1-2 Tbsps more, if needed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 360F.
  2. Place all the dry ingredients in a large bowl and toss in the strawberries. Pour in the cold cream and stir until just combined, adding just a touch more cream if needed.
  3. Lightly flour your counter and dump the dough onto it. Fold a couple of times, careful not to work the dough very much, and loosely shape into an 8" circle. Cut into 8 equal slices and place on parchment-paper lined cookie sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden on the top.

Lemon-thyme Glaze

1-2 Tbsps Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp Fresh thyme leaves
1/2 cup Powdered sugar, sifted
  1. Stir 1 Tbsp of lemon juice, thyme and powdered sugar, adding a touch more juice if it is far too thick. Dip the tops of the scones in the glaze and shake off excess before flipping over.