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Espresso Scones

Espresso Scones
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    12
    scones

Ingredients

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350. Line a baking tray with parchment. Set aside.

COMBINE flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg in a medium bowl.

Separate 2 TBS evaporated milk and hold for brushing the tops of the scones. In a separate bowl, combine remaining milk, eggs, vanilla extract and set aside. Chop butter into pea sized pieces and cut into flour mixture with dough cutter or knife until broken up and mixture is a coarse meal. Stir morsels into the flour mixture, then gently fold in wet ingredients.

TURN dough onto floured surface and roll to 1 inch thick circle. Cut dough circle into 10-12 wedges, and place scones onto baking tray. Leave 1-2 inches of space between each scone. Brush tops of scones with remaining milk and sprinkle with sugar.

BAKE scones 15-18 minutes until edges are slightly browned. Remove from oven and place baking tray on wire rack to cool before serving.