Fresh Strawberry Scones

 

Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
I am treating my husband to Fresh Strawberry Scones today. There is a really great little coffee shop in the village that often times has fresh scones and we love stopping in sometime for a special treat. This scone recipe is so easy to make and with the fresh strawberries it is just delicious. We love this recipe so much we have even served it as dessert, it really does melt in your mouth.
How To Make Fresh Strawberry Scones
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
The Strawberries that we are using today are fresh from our farmers produce stand at the end of our road. I brought them to the kitchen and will dice them in a small dice for the scones.
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
I have whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Then I diced the butter into small cubes and placed the butter into the center of the flour mixture.
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
I use a pastry blender to cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Next I whisk together the eggs and then add the half and half and whisk well.
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
I like to make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour the eggs and milk mixture into the well.
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Next pour the diced strawberries on top of the eggs and milk mixture. Very gently begin to stir the flour mixture, liquid and strawberries together. The dough will begin to come together but will be very sticky. 
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and sprinkle a little flour on the parchment paper. Gather your dough from the bowl and place it in the center of the parchment paper. I like to work with a nine inch circle, you can measure and draw it if you like, I just pretty much do it. This circle measures exactly nine inches. Just pat the dough and keep pushing it together, firming the sides. Scones are supposed to be a rustic pastry so don't worry if it isn't perfect. I will make mine about 3/4 to 1 inch high. I cut the scones into 8 slices at this point with a very sharp knife. I don't really separate them I just make sure they have a sharp cut. Cutting them at this point makes serving so much easier.
Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Generously sprinkle with sparkling sugar 
and bake until golden! 
The Recipe


Fresh Strawberry Scones

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Fresh Strawberry Scones at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Thanks so much for dropping by the cottage to enjoy this special treat with us today. Food is always so much better when shared with a friend. Hope you have a wonderful week and come back to see us real soon!
Peace and Joy
Miz Helen
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Miz Helen
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Comments

  1. Those look delicious! What a fabulous treat.

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  2. The ­čŹôscones look wonderful, Miz Helen! How nice to visit the farm stand right nearby for your strawberries.

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  3. What a beautiful welcome to the summer weather! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Have a wonderful week!!

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  4. I feel compelled to make this tonight. And I even have the fresh strawberries. Can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing. #HomeMattersParty

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  5. Oh my, here I go to the shop to get some strawberries. WOW, love it
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  6. now this looks a amazing!! May have to try this out, as never seen strawberries in a scone before

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  7. I love scones! I pinned AND printed this recipe and am going to make it today! Featuring on Sundays on Silverado this week too. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Scrumdillyumptious. Thanks so much for participating and sharing at SSPS 305. See you again next week at https://esmesalon.com/tag/seniorsalonpitstop/

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  9. This sounds fantastic Miz Helen! Thanks for sharing on SSPS, I hope to see you again next week. I will be featuring your recipe.

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  10. The recipe looked delish, but I needed a whole lot more flour than 1/2 cup. I think I needed 1 and 1/2 cups. Did anyone else have any issues?

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    1. No, I haven't had any reports about short flour. The recipe calls for 1 & 1/2 cups of flour. I really don't know what may have happened that the recipe mis-read for you. I do appreciate you letting me know so that I could check on it. It is a great recipe that we just love. I am so sorry that happened, maybe you can try them again sometime. Hope you have a good evening.
      Miz Helen

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