Cream Scones with Grilled Strawberries

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Servings: 1 1/2 dozen scones
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 12 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling dough
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
3 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup heavy cream, plus 1 tablespoon for brushing
1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
Grilled Strawberries with Orange Cream, for serving, recipe follows

Grilled Strawberries with Orange Cream:

Nonstick, nonflammable cooking spray
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 quart fresh strawberries
8 (6-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter and cream cheese until the mixture is crumbly. Add the heavy cream, stirring just until the dry ingredients are moistened.

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll or pat the dough to 1-inch thickness. Cut the scones using a 2 1/2-inch round cookie or biscuit cutter. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Brush the tops with the remaining tablespoon cream and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes.

Grilled Strawberries with Orange Cream:

Preheat the grill to medium heat. Spray the grill rack with nonstick, nonflammable cooking spray.

In a small serving bowl, combine the sour cream, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and orange zest. Set aside.

Thread the strawberries evenly onto the skewers. Grill the strawberries until barely softened, about 1 minute per side. Serve the skewered strawberries with the orange cream.

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54321

I used this recipe but added vanilla, orange zest, and baby chocolate chips. Oh my goodness so fabulous! Yum!

By Anonymous on June 03, 2012

54321

could you give some scones recipes. please. maybe a chocolate chip or apple or peach i can't eat anything with nuts or seeds. maybe you could think of more fruit. orange would be good. i thank you very much and i watch your show every day thank you again for your help. god bless you and your wonderful family many thanks darlene fultz

By darlene fultz on September 09, 2011

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