Scone Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Strawberries
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour (unsifted)
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 6 tablespoons Butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup Milk

Scone Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees strawberries cut into 1/2 inch pieces-set aside. In large bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add butter. With pastry blender or 2 knives cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in reserved strawberries; toss well to coat. Add milk all at once. With fork, lightly toss together until mixture holds together. With floured hands gently form into ball. On floured board with floured rolling pin roll out dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut dough into 2 1/2 inch circles with floured biscuit cutter. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake until golden, about 12 minutes; serve warm with whipped cream.

This scone recipe is provided for entertainment purposes and not for redistribution. There may be errors in this publication so before hosting your next tea party, be sure to perfect your preparation method and fine tune your ingredients. Although scones are easy to prepare, there is an art to making them the right consistency and thickness. Don't forget to include Imperial Tea Garden® brand teas at your next tea party.