Tea and Scones

Did you rise and shine for the royal wedding this morning?

Because we used to be wedding photographers, because we love weddings, and because we love all things European, we did.

Not only did we rise and shine, we made fresh strawberry scones to go with our Earl Grey tea. A very British moment in our very Texan home.

Strawberry Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar + 1 TBLS sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup fresh strawberries, diced. (You may substitute blueberries instead.)

Directions

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Mix well. Cut in butter and shortening. In a separate bowl, combine cream with beaten egg then add to dry ingredients. Stir in fruit. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Roll dough out and cut into biscuit size rounds. Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.

This recipe started as an Alton Brown recipe. I made a few small modifications.

Raising my cup of Earl Grey in a toast to Kate and William–may you have a happily-ever-after, guys!

If you’d like to start your happily-ever-after in a home in Haslet, Fort Worth, Trophy Club, Saginaw, Keller, Grapevine, Flower Mound, Southlake, or Colleyville, give me a call. I love helping folks find the perfect house!

I love real estate!

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